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Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Latest CBS News Presidential Poll Results

With the parties’ conventions over and Election Day just weeks away, President Barack Obama has a three-point edge over Republican Mitt Romney among likely voters nationwide in the latest CBS News/New York Times poll.

09/14/2012

Obamacare supporters and protesters gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to find out the ruling on the Affordable Health Act June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Californians Divided Over Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

Californians are divided over Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act according to a new poll conducted for CBS 5.

06/28/2012

smoking

CBS 5 Poll: Prop. 29 Tobacco Tax Way Too Close To Call

With five days remaining until the deadline for voting, Proposition 29 may pass narrowly or may not pass, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Thursday.

05/31/2012

A vial of medical marijuana

Poll Finds Californians Favor Medicinal Pot Over Complete Legalization

A new poll shows 50 percent of California voters don’t want marijuana legalized for recreational use, along with overwhelming support for doctor-recommended use of pot for the severely ill.

05/31/2012

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Bill To Reduce Punishment For Drug Possession Finding Support

San Francisco State Senator Mark Leno is more and more optimistic that his bill, which would reduce punishment for possession of small amounts of drugs, including heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, will pass the full state senate when it is voted on next week.

05/24/2012

UC Berkeley, Cal

Survey Finds California’s Millennials Optimistic, Plan To Stay Put

A new survey shows that California’s millennials, the generation of adults between the ages of 18 and 29, are feeling good about the state and optimistic for their future.

05/14/2012

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Poll Shows Low Approval Rating For Oakland Mayor Quan

A new poll finds that three out of four Oakland voters think Mayor Jean Quan is doing a poor or only fair job. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that they want her to be recalled.

04/30/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Poll Finds Slim Majority Favoring Gov. Brown Tax Hike

The Public Policy Institute of California survey found that 54 percent of likely voters are inclined to vote yes on the proposed tax hike, which has two months to qualify for the ballot, while 39 percent are opposed.

04/25/2012

Rick Santorum

As Santorum Quits Race, CBS 5 Poll Shows Obama Advantage Over GOP

As Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum dropped out of the race on Tuesday, a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll showed President Barack Obama holding a lead by a margin of 2-1 among California voters over Mitt Romney, who is now the likely GOP nominee.

04/10/2012

Accused killer Binh Thai Luc and the scene of five murders at 16 Howth Street in San Francisco. (CBS)

CBS 5 Poll: SF Favors Death Penalty For Ingleside Massacre Suspect

A majority of San Franciscans want prosecutors to seek the death penalty against Binh Thai Luc, a Vietnam native accused of murdering five people inside a home in the city’s Ingleside neighborhood, according to a KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll.

03/28/2012

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