Polls

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Most Californians Favor Saving Budget Surplus

Most Californians favor paying down the state’s debts and building a reserve over additional spending for social services, according to a poll released Wednesday that provides a boost for Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan.

05/29/2013

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: A Mayoral Tale Of Two Cities

While low approval ratings plague Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, it doesn’t appear she’ll be going anywhere. Meanwhile, San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee is leading his city in a period of rapid expansion.

03/11/2013

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Californians Gloomy Outlook On Economy, Job Market

A new poll shows that most Californians are downright gloomy about the state’s economy and very few voters think the job market will improve this year.

03/01/2013

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Large Majority of Californians Now Support Same-Sex Marriage

A new poll shows that nearly two-thirds of Californians now approve of allowing same-sex marriage couples to marry.

02/28/2013

Celebrities Tweet Their Political Support

Celebrities Tweet Their Political Support

Just in case you need further convincing of why to vote, some celebrities weigh-in via Twitter to express their support for the Presidential candidates, like Katy Perry…

11/06/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Ratchets Up Prop. 30 Campaign As Support Slips

California Gov. Jerry Brown is intensifying his campaign to pass Proposition 30, which has fallen below 50 percent support for the first time according to the latest statewide poll.

10/25/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Support Slips For Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure, But Voters Oppose Cuts

A new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds support is slipping for Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative.

10/24/2012

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Poll Shows Most California Voters Want Citizenship Path For Illegal Immigrants

A UC Berkeley-Field Poll shows more than two-thirds of California voters favor a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, but many voters don’t believe in granting them the same entitlements as legal residents.

09/28/2012

San Quentin execution chamber

Poll Finds California Voters Split Over Repealing Death Penalty

A new Field Poll shows California voters split over a November ballot initiative seeking to repeal the death penalty.

09/25/2012

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