Trump’s Handling of COVID-19 Is Creating Headwinds for November Mark Baldassare June 18 2020 Widespread disapproval in California of the president’s handling of the pandemic could pose a challenge in this year’s election—for him as well as for some Republican House candidates.
Video: A Conversation with Secretary of State Alex Padilla Mary Severance June 10 2020 Secretary of State Padilla talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about addressing racial discrimination and discusses conducting a census count and an election during COVID-19.
Special Elections Preview Fall Voting during COVID-19 Eric McGhee, Jennifer Paluch May 21 2020 Two recent special elections in California provide insights into how the state might use vote-by-mail in combination with in-person options to ensure the November 2020 election is both safe and fair.
Video: Californians and Education Stephanie Barton April 28 2020 PPIC’s Mark Baldassare and Alyssa Dykman discuss a new statewide survey that examines a variety of education issues, including concerns about school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
School Funding, COVID-19, and the 2020 Election Year Mark Baldassare April 28 2020 Although many Californians prioritize K-12 schools for state spending, a looming recession could dampen support for ballot measures for school funding.