Video: Fiscal Realities for Local Government Mary Severance September 23 2020 Mayors Kevin Faulconer of San Diego and Libby Schaaf of Oakland discuss how they are approaching the budget challenges and economic uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Changing Views of Police and Race Relations Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Rachel Lawler September 22 2020 Californians’ views on police treatment and race relations have shifted in the wake of nationwide protests over police brutality and systemic racism, but perspectives vary by race/ethnicity, political affiliation, region, and other factors.
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.
Video: A Conversation with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Vicki Hsieh September 1 2020 House Minority Leader McCarthy joins PPIC’s Mark Baldassare to discuss the federal government’s role in addressing the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges.