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photo - Joshua Trees and Yellow Wildflowers in the Mojave DesertPPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

Key findings from the current survey include: One in four Californians name water supply and drought as the state’s top environmental issue; 63% say water…

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photo - California State Capitol BuildingPPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Key findings from the current survey include: Nearly six in ten likely voters say they would vote to keep Governor Newsom in a recall election.…

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photo - Elementary School Students Wearing Masks and Returning to SchoolPPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

Key findings from the current survey include: More than eight in ten Californians think K–12 students are falling behind academically during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most…

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photo - Woman Wearing Mask at Mailbox, Mailing in BallotVote-by-Mail and Voter Turnout in the Pandemic Election

Many states changed their policies to increase voting by mail and reduce the risk from COVID-19 during the 2020 election. In California, officials took extra…

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photo - California State Capitol BuildingPPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Key findings from the current survey include: As approval of Governor Newsom holds steady, four in ten likely voters would vote to remove the governor…

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photo - Students Group On CampusImmigrants and Education in California

Educational attainment among California’s recent immigrants has risen markedly. Immigrants now make up 31% of California workers with at least a bachelor’s degree. However, immigrants…

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Photo of a multi-generational familyImmigrants in California

California is home to almost 11 million immigrants—about a quarter of the foreign-born population nationwide. More than half (53%) of California’s immigrants are naturalized US…

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photo - California State Capitol BuildingPPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

Key findings from the current survey include a majority approve of Governor Newsom’s job performance and his handling of COVID-19—but the state gets low marks…

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