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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.

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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

Mar 28, 2022 ... Moreover, SFP funding is generated from general obligation bonds, which must be approved by voters. California voters have approved five ...


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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Election Day and California’s Future

By Mark Baldassare

Nov 3, 2020 ... Californians will be making major policy decisions as they vote on 12 state propositions on the ballot—ranging from stem cell research bonds ...

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Video: Californians and Education

By Stephanie Barton

Apr 28, 2020 ... COVID-19, however, has shaken support for school bonds, ... on the split-roll property bond measure and others in the November election.