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.
Will Mail-in Ballots Benefit One Party? Eric McGhee April 20 2020 California may have to significantly expand vote by mail for this November’s election; there’s no evidence that either major party would gain an advantage.
COVID-19 Will Make California Elections Challenging but Doable Eric McGhee April 8 2020 California is better positioned than most states to offer vote-from-home options that promote participation while keeping people safe.