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Video: A Conversation with Secretary of State Shirley Weber April 14 2021 Secretary of State Weber discusses her longstanding commitment to broadening voter participation and talks about how California can continue to boost turnout.
Election Takeaways: California Voters Send Conflicting Signals December 14 2020 Nearly 18 million Californians voted in the November 2020 election—an all-time high. PPIC’s Mark Baldassare discusses the final election results and what they say about Californians’ mindset and policy preferences in a year of unprecedented challenges.
Election Day and California’s Future November 3 2020 In a year of unprecedented crises, Californians express a high level of enthusiasm about voting, and the state appears on course to set a modern-day record for voter turnout.
Video: Californians and Their Government October 28 2020 PPIC’s Rachel Lawler and Mark Baldassare discuss a new statewide survey that examines Californians’ views on the top issues facing the state, key November ballot measures, and the presidential election.
Voting Problems in March May Have Discouraged Some LA Voters October 23 2020 The in-person voting backlogs in Los Angeles County’s March primary underscore the importance of steps taken in LA and elsewhere to ensure a smooth process at polling places in November.