A new Field Poll shows California voters split over a November ballot initiative seeking to repeal the death penalty.
Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.
Two aspects of California’s criminal justice system are on November’s ballot: the death penalty and three strikes law. Historically endorsed by overwhelming margins, public opinion appears to be shifting in favor of repealing both laws.
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.
Election Day is Tuesday. But, there likely won’t be too many people turning out to cast votes at the polls in Contra Costa County. That’s according to its Registrar of Voters.
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.
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.
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.
A majority of San Franciscans believe Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi should resign from office following his guilty plea earlier this week to a charge of false imprisonment stemming from a domestic dispute with his wife, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll.
California voters overwhelmingly support Governor Jerry Brown’s call for higher taxes to help pay for education.