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Six in Ten Californians See Racism as a Big Problem August 4 2021 Similar to a year ago—when nationwide protests over systemic racism were at their height—a majority of Californians say racism is a big problem, with views varying across racial/ethnic groups.
Would a Party Endorsement Matter in the Recall? August 3 2021 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.
What’s Wrong with the Recall? July 28 2021 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.
California’s Politically Invisible July 27 2021 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.
Video: Immigrants in California July 22 2021 A new PPIC video provides an overview of immigration in California: it covers key facts, highlights important trends, and looks at Californians’ views on immigration reform.