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photo - Waving US Flags at a Campaign Rally Would a Party Endorsement Matter in the Recall? Later this week, California Republican Party delegates will consider endorsing a replacement candidate in the gubernatorial recall. Given the large number of candidates, an endorsement could be consequential. Read More
photo - California State Capitol and Palm Trees What’s Wrong with the Recall? An overwhelming majority of California likely voters say it is a good thing that there is a process for recalling elected officials. But more than two-thirds say the current recall is a waste of money, and a similar share say the recall process should be changed. Read More
photo - American Voters California’s Politically Invisible California voters are older, better educated, wealthier, and more likely to be white than Californians who don’t vote. This gap between the voting public and Californians as a whole can make election results unrepresentative. Read More
photo - people lined up waiting to vote Voter Enthusiasm Could Shape the Governor’s Recall Although less than a majority of California likely voters say they want to remove Governor Newsom from office, an “enthusiasm gap” between recall supporters and those opposed could have implications for the September 14 election. Read More
GettyImages 186653928 Capitol CA Flag Smaller 640×288 Video: Californians and Their Government PPIC’s Dean Bonner and Mark Baldassare discuss new statewide survey findings on Governor Newsom’s job approval, the gubernatorial recall effort, Californians’ economic outlook, and other topics. Read More
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