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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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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.


Race and Diversity in the Golden State

By Hans Johnson, Eric McGhee, Carolyn Subramaniam, Vicki Hsieh

California is one of the most diverse states in the nation, but disparate outcomes persist across and within racial groups.

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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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Californians Are Worried about Wildfires

By Lynette Ubois, Mark Baldassare

An overwhelming majority of Californians say the threat of wildfires is a problem in their part of the state. Around one in three residents have a great deal of confidence in government readiness to respond to wildfires.

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Has California’s Independent Registration Boom Ended?

By Eric McGhee

Since 2018, the overall share of independent—or "No Party Preference"—voters has undergone the sharpest reversal in 60 years of registration data. Independent registration has declined most among younger voters.

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