California Battle Over Affirmative Action Rages OnWith the national discussion on race progressing, leading to another look at affirmative action policies, a push to reinstate such a program in California faces a tough battle on election day.
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.
California's Voter Turnout Expected To Reach New Low In Tuesday PrimaryCalifornia 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.
Poll Finds Negative View Of Unions Growing In CaliforniaMore 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.
Poll Finds Majority In Bay Area, California Favor Marijuana LegalizationA majority of Californians now favor legalizing marijuana for not just medicinal but also recreational purposes, according to new Field Poll results released on Tuesday.
Improving Finances Send Gov. Brown’s Approval Rate SoaringA new Field Poll finds that Jerry Brown is enjoying his highest job-performance ratings since returning to the governor's office two years ago.
Californians Favor Legalizing Sports Betting To Help Balance BudgetWhy 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.
Poll Shows California Voters Support Tobacco Tax, Term Limits MeasuresCalifornia 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.
California Voters Still Approve Of Governor Brown, But Not LegislatureThe latest Field Poll showed that 66 percent of those surveyed disapprove of the job of legislators in California.
Californians Still Strongly Support Prop 13 Real Estate Tax LimitsSome 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.
Romney, Perry Lead Pack Among California RepublicansCalifornia Republicans favor former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney over Texas Gov. Rick Perry in the GOP presidential primary, according to the latest Field Poll.
Californians Grow More Critical Of Public Employee PensionsWell-publicized cases of public employees abusing the system to enrich themselves have helped sour the public perception of public employee benefits, according to a new poll.
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