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Mark DiCamillo

President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the State Dining Room of the White House on August 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced he has authorized military strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and a humanitarian aid drop. ISIS has been advancing on the important city of Erbil, Iraq and a civilian humanitarian crisis has developed. (Photo by Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Bay Area Voters Losing Political Appetite For President Obama

An increasing amount of registered voters have lost their political appetite for President Obama according to a new Field Poll. The poll shows a sizable decline in the president’s job approval rating.

09/02/2014

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California’s Voter Turnout Expected To Reach New Low In Tuesday Primary

California has set a new record for poor voter turnout in three consecutive gubernatorial primaries. And it appears that Tuesday’s turnout is expected to hit an all-time low.

06/02/2014

Striking Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on October 21, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Negative View Of Unions Growing In California

More California voters think that organized labor does more harm than good, according to the latest Field Poll that shows a dramatic shift in the state’s attitudes about labor unions.

12/13/2013

A man rolls a marijuana cigarette during a demonstration in front of the San Francisco Hall of Justice July 12, 2005 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Majority In Bay Area, California Favor Marijuana Legalization

A majority of Californians now favor legalizing marijuana for not just medicinal but also recreational purposes, according to new Field Poll results released on Tuesday.

12/10/2013

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

A general view of a race and sports book at a Las Vegas casino. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Californians Favor Legalizing Sports Betting To Help Balance Budget

Why limit gambling on sports to the Vegas casinos when our state could make millions in taxes from it? That’s the current thinking in New Jersey, New York, and now California.

07/13/2012

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Poll Shows California Voters Support Tobacco Tax, Term Limits Measures

California voters appear ready to approve two statewide initiatives on the June 5 ballot, Proposition 28 to shorten legislator term limits and Proposition 29 to increase cigarette taxes, according to a new poll.

05/31/2012

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

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Californians Still Strongly Support Prop 13 Real Estate Tax Limits

Some decisive numbers from the latest Field Poll show that Californians are resolute in their support for Proposition 13, the 1978 amendment to the California Constitution limiting the tax rate of real estate.

09/23/2011

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Romney, Perry Lead Pack Among California Republicans

California Republicans favor former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney over Texas Gov. Rick Perry in the GOP presidential primary, according to the latest Field Poll.

09/15/2011

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