PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Some findings of the current survey:
- Public concern about the drought is at a record high: 69 percent of Californians say their regional water supply is a big problem.
- A solid majority favor the governor’s budget (73%) and his state Earned Income Tax Credit proposal (60%).
- Californians are divided on extending Proposition 30 tax increases. A solid majority (70%) favor increasing cigarette taxes, but fewer than half support other tax proposals.
- Most California adults (67%) and public school parents (65%) say unvaccinated children should not attend public school. A large majority (87%) say vaccines are at least somewhat safe.
Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama [PDF]
Governor Brown [PDF]
California State Legislature [PDF]
U.S. Congress [PDF]
Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings:
President Obama [XLS]
Governor Brown [XLS]
California State Legislature [XLS]
U.S. Congress [XLS]
Mood of Californians:
General Direction of Things in California [PDF]
Economic Outlook for California [PDF]
Time Trends for the Mood of Californians:
General Direction of Things in California [XLS]
Economic Outlook for California [XLS]
This survey was supported with funding from The James Irvine Foundation.