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A Third of Californians View Both Political Parties Negatively

By Lauren Mora

With a highly consequential election year just around the corner, a growing share of Californians—now one in three--have an unfavorable view of both major political parties. Seven in ten Californians believe that a third major party is needed, an increase from four years ago.

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Californians See Problems at the Border but Sympathize with Migrants

By Lauren Mora, Dean Bonner

Nearly two in three Californians think the situation at the US-Mexico border is either a crisis or a major problem, while an overwhelming majority are sympathetic to people from other countries who travel to the US border in an attempt to enter the country.

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Video: Californians and Their Government

By Vicki Hsieh

PPIC researchers Deja Thomas and Dean Bonner discuss key findings from our latest statewide survey, which examines Californians’ views on mental health, economic conditions, the state’s March 2024 primary election, and other topics.

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Californians Hold Dismal Views of the US Supreme Court

By Dean Bonner

As a new US Supreme Court term begins, more than two in three Californians disapprove of the court. Views of the Supreme Court—as well as of some recent decisions—vary widely across party lines.

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Lauren Mora, Deja Thomas

PPIC's latest survey finds that almost nine in ten Californians believe there is a mental health crisis in the US. Also, most Californians are now less comfortable making a major purchase like a home or a car compared to six months ago.

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California’s Likely Voters

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

Likely voters lean Democratic and are ideologically mixed. They also tend to be whiter, older, more educated, and more affluent than adults overall.

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California Voter and Party Profiles

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

About 47% of registered voters are Democrats, 24% are Republicans, and 23% are independents. Most independent likely voters lean toward a major party.

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Desire for Action on Housing Contrasts with How Californians Want to Live

By Dean Bonner

Majorities of Californians favor the state easing environmental and land use restrictions to increase housing supply and support requiring localities to build their fair share of affordable housing. At the same time, an overwhelming majority say they would prefer living in a single-family detached home over living in a condominium or townhome.

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