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Statewide Survey · March 2010

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, and Nicole Willcoxon

Some findings of the current survey:

  • Meg Whitman leads Jerry Brown 44% to 39% among likely voters in the race for governor and Brown is favored over Poizner, 46% to 31%.
  • Incumbent Barbara Boxer is in a close race with Carly Fiorina and Tom Campbell for her senate seat.
  • Approval for the state legislature’s job performance drops to 9%.
  • More Californians favor (50%) than oppose (45%) same-sex marriage.

Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama
Governor Schwarzenegger
California State Legislature
U.S. Congress
Job Approval Ratings for Their Own State Legislators in the Assembly and Senate
Job Approval Ratings for Their Own Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives


Political Landscape Statewide Survey