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Improving California’s Democracy

By Mark Baldassare

California voters are pessimistic and polarized, but they agree in two areas: they have confidence in local government and faith in the initiative process.


Improving California’s Democracy

This election year several major governance reforms are playing out—from the majority-vote budget to independent redistricting to the top-two primary system.

Working Paper

Assessing the Iron Law of Direct Democracy

Working Paper · May 2007. Assessing the Iron Law of Direct Democracy. Full Report→ · Go to homepage PPIC Logo. Get email updates Subscribe. Topics.

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California Voter and Party Profiles

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

Sep 30, 2021 ... Overall, three in four (74%) Republican likely voters say they are conservative, while 65% of Democratic likely voters describe themselves as ...

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Electability Matters in the Democratic Primary

By Dean Bonner

Feb 27, 2020 ... Among likely voters in California's Democratic presidential primary, electability appears to edge out positions on issues in choosing a ...


California’s Political Geography 2020

By Eric McGhee

California still leans Democratic overall, but independents are leaning Republican in many areas of the state. A closer look suggests that registering all ...