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California Voters May Reconsider Affirmative Action At Public Universities

Voters would reconsider affirmative action programs at California’s public universities in November under a proposed constitutional amendment approved by the state Senate.

01/30/2014

An attendee (back C) heckles US President Barack Obama as he speaks on immigration reform at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco on November 25, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Increasing Number Of California Voters Disapprove Of President Obama

A new Field Poll finds that California voters increasingly disapprove of President Barack Obama’s job performance while fewer than half support his handling of health care.

12/03/2013

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Poll Shows President Obama’s Support Slipping Among California Voters

A new Field Poll finds that support for President Barack Obama has slipped 10 points in the last five months among California voters.

07/23/2013

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Defense Of San Jose Pension Reform Grows More Expensive

The San Jose City Council has approved an increase in the legal budget for defending Measure B.

05/22/2013

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California Bill Would Deem Voters Eligible After Failing To List Birthplace

Voting applicants who fail to list their birthplace on the registration form would still be deemed eligible to vote under a bill working its way through the Legislature.

04/04/2013

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

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Majority Of Californians Want Marijuana Legalized

A poll has promising news for marijuana users who hope California will join two other states that voted to legalize recreational use of the drug.

02/27/2013

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California Schools Chief Calls For Statewide Bond Measure

Tom Torlakson said the passage of Proposition 30 is just the first step in getting the state’s education system back on track.

12/26/2012

Voters wait in line for early voting in Ohio (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Young Voters Turned The Tide For Gov. Brown’s Prop 30

Those under 30 helped the Democratic governor win relatively easy passage for Proposition 30, raising the statewide sales tax and income taxes on high earners.

11/11/2012

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