Video: How Greater Vote-by-Mail Influences California Voter Turnout Stephanie Barton September 16 2020 Researchers Eric McGhee and Mindy Romero discuss their analysis of what expanded mail voting could mean for voter turnout this November and beyond.
How Different Would California’s Elections Be If 17-Year-Olds Could Vote? Eric McGhee September 10 2020 A November ballot measure that would lower the state’s voting age for primary and special elections could result in modest—though in some cases still consequential—shifts in the electorate’s demographics.
Voter Registration Is Up Sharply, as Is Partisanship Dean Bonner August 27 2020 The share of Californians registered to vote has jumped since 2000, and registrants in the two major political parties have grown more polarized in their views.
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.