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The Political Views of Young Californians

Do younger Californians have different opinions than older Californians on politics and policy? PPIC researcher Eric McGhee offers a deep dive into statewide survey data, revealing the gaps between younger and older Californians in their partisanship, ideology, and opinions on current issues and candidates.

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Statewide Survey: Californians and Education

PPIC’s April survey explores Californians’ opinions of the quality of K–12 public education, school funding and resources, and state officials’ handling of the education system. The survey also examines sentiments around the pandemic's impact on academic performance and well-being and probes attitudes about policies that allow school boards to ban books and decide curriculum. PPIC survey analyst Deja Thomas will present findings and discuss key takeaways from the survey with associate survey director Dean Bonner.

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Do Registration Reforms Add New Voters or Keep Californians Registered?

In recent years, new voter registration and voter address updates have surged—due largely to California’s new process for automatic voter registration. In a presentation of a new report, PPIC researcher Eric McGhee will outline the ways in which registration reforms have increased or maintained the voter rolls and join report co-author Mindy Romero in discussing efforts needed to improve voter engagement.

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Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

The latest survey tracks voter preferences and enthusiasm in the run-up to California’s March 5 primary. It gauges opinions about local, state, and national economic conditions and views of the state budget. It also examines views on the situation at the US–Mexico border as well as the role the US should play in conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine.

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A Conversation with Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas

Join PPIC president and CEO Tani Cantil-Sakauye for a discussion with California Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas about his priorities as a legislative leader and his vision for California’s future.

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A Conversation with Leon Panetta

As we move into a consequential election year, the importance of leadership is top of mind for Californians. Former secretary of defense and White House chief of staff Leon Panetta will join PPIC president and CEO Tani Cantil-Sakauye for a wide-ranging discussion about leading through the critical challenges facing the state and nation.

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Bridging California’s Digital Divide

The pandemic highlighted longstanding gaps in reliable internet access and spurred unprecedented investments in broadband. What are the barriers to digital access across California’s diverse communities? How can we leverage recent funding to overcome obstacles and ensure digital equity? Join us for a multi-day conference about these critical issues.

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Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

PPIC’s July survey explores Californians’ perceptions of climate change, extreme weather, and coastal health as well as opinions on federal and state elected officials. The survey also examines attitudes around policies to protect the environment amid changing economic, environmental, and fiscal conditions. PPIC survey analyst Deja Thomas will present findings and discuss key takeaways from the survey with PPIC associate survey director Dean Bonner.

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A Conversation with Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon

Join PPIC president and CEO Tani Cantil-Sakauye for a discussion with California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon about his experiences as a legislative leader and his vision for California’s future.

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A Conversation with California Attorney General Rob Bonta

California’s attorney general Rob Bonta will join PPIC president and CEO Tani Cantil-Sakauye to discuss his priorities as the state’s top lawyer and his strategies for safeguarding communities while furthering the rights of Californians.

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