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Survey Analyzes California Voters' Sentiments on Upcoming Elections

The Public Policy Institute of California recently released its survey "Californian's and the Future." The research highlights voters' thoughts on the governor's race, the infrastructure bonds, and th

Survey Analyzes California Voters' Sentiments on Upcoming Elections

 It’s just a little more than one month from the election and California Governor Schwarzenegger is well ahead of his challenger. The Governor’s tack to the left seems to have served him well with voters. And it’s stolen much of the thunder from the campaign of Democratic challenger Phil Angelides.

Pollster Mark Baldassari of the Public Policy Institute is the king of California opinion polling. Nowadays, he's turning his attention to the fall election. He discusses the latest numbers in the Governor’s race, and on the various ballot propositions. Plus, he explains who votes in California, and how different their views are from the general adult population.

Guest


  • Mark Baldassare, director of research for the Public Policy Institute of California.
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