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California Voter and Party Profiles

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

Twenty years ago, during the lead up to the 2002 gubernatorial election, Republicans (35.0%) made up a much higher share of the electorate than today, ...


Understanding the Effects of School Funding

By Julien Lafortune

For example, close elections in school bond and tax referenda are one scenario that can generate natural experiments around spending changes.

Statewide Survey

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

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

Apr 13, 2022 ... Majorities of likely voters would vote yes on state and local bond measures for school construction projects while a majority would vote no ...


Equitable State Funding for School Facilities

By Julien Lafortune, Niu Gao

Moreover, SFP funding is generated from general obligation bonds, which must be approved by voters. California voters have approved five bonds to fund the ...


Targeted K–12 Funding and Student Outcomes

By Julien Lafortune

... local fees, and local bond issuances for capital projects. ... Spending and Student Outcomes: Evidence from Revenue Limit Elections in Wisconsin.

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How Water Bonds Plug Spending Holes

By Annabelle Rosser, Caitrin Chappelle

Jun 7, 2021 ... In November 2018, voters rejected Prop 3, an $8+ billion water bond—the first “no” vote on a water bond since the mid-1990s. And in 2020, the ...


California’s Future

By Ellen Hanak, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Caroline Danielson ...

... pushed the state and the nation to address racial inequities, and historic numbers of Californians voted in the highly consequential November election.