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2022 Year in Review

By Mark Baldassare

Dec 15, 2022 ... Blog posts on the initiative process provided additional insight into Californians' support for this controversial tool of direct democracy.

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Voters’ Wish List for the Next Election Cycle

By Mark Baldassare

Nov 10, 2022 ... Repeating the trend established 14 years ago, Democratic candidates have won or ... While they still believe in the direct democracy system, ...

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Who Is the California Voter?

By Stephanie Barton

Nov 8, 2022 ... Likely voters in California lean Democratic: 47% are Democrats, 26% are Republicans, 22% are independents, and 5% are registered with other ...

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Video: Californians and Their Government

By Stephanie Barton

Nov 4, 2022 ... ... views on key November ballot measures, partisan preferences for congressional candidates, confidence in US democracy, and other topics.

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Views of Democracy from the Golden State

By Dean Bonner

Nov 1, 2022 ... The way in which Californians perceive democracy in America further depends on their political ties: half of Democrats are satisfied, while ...

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

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

Democratic incumbent Gavin Newsom is ahead of Republican Brian Dahle (55% to 36%) among likely voters, while few say they would not vote, would vote for ...

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Voters’ Views on November’s Propositions

By Mark Baldassare

Oct 26, 2022 ... Overall attitudes toward the state propositions and potential initiative reforms suggest that our 111-year-old direct democracy system is ...

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The Politics of Leaving California

By Eric McGhee, Hans Johnson

Oct 17, 2022 ... California has seen multiple years of population decline, driven in part by a growing number of people leaving the state.