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Approval rating

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Improving Finances Send Gov. Brown’s Approval Rate Soaring

A new Field Poll finds that Jerry Brown is enjoying his highest job-performance ratings since returning to the governor’s office two years ago.

02/21/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Voters Still Approve Of Governor Brown, But Not Legislature

The latest Field Poll showed that 66 percent of those surveyed disapprove of the job of legislators in California.

02/25/2012

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.

CBS 5 Poll: Quan’s Approval Rating Up Amidst Recall Effort

In the midst of a recall effort, a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll found the approval rating for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has actually improved in recent weeks — although a majority of residents still disapprove of her job performance.

12/09/2011

Occupy San Francisco protesters camp out in Justin Herman Plaza. (AP photo)

CBS 5 Poll: SFPD Gets High Marks For Handling Of Occupy Protests

City of San Francisco residents applaud the restraint exercised by the SFPD in the face of Occupy San Francisco protestors, according to a newly released KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll.

10/28/2011

Jerry Brown

Field Poll Shows California Governor’s Popularity Staying Strong

49 percent of California voters taking part in the Field Poll said they approved of the job Governor Jerry Brown is doing.

09/20/2011

President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at San Francisco International Airport on Air Force One. (AP Photo)

CBS 5 Poll: Californians Split On Obama’s Job Performance

A KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll finds growing disatisfaction among Californians about President Obama’s job performance.

KPIX 5–04/20/2011

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.

CBS 5 Poll: Oakland Mayor Enjoys Strong Approval Rating

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s job performance just 100 days into office gets the approval of residents by a 2-1 margin, according to the results of a CBS 5 poll.

KPIX 5–04/13/2011

Pres. Obama's Latino Approval Rating Drops

Leading members of the Hispanic media are becoming increasingly critical of Pres. Obama, pointing at the lack of progress on immigration reform. Click to Listen

08/11/2010