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The Sacramento Bee
U.S. Senate candidates Harris and Sanchez putting voters to sleepindependents and Republicans who don’t have a Senate candidate themselves. The
U.S. Senate candidates Harris and Sanchez putting voters to sleep
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
independents and Republicans who don’t have a Senate candidate themselves. The USC/Los Angeles Times, Field Research and Public Policy Institute of California polls may agree that Harris is in front, but otherwise are all over the map. Harris... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A simple, potent overhaul for 'motor voter' may help get more Americans registered to votevote but not registered, also approved automatic registration last year. The st
A simple, potent overhaul for 'motor voter' may help get more Americans registered to vote
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
vote but not registered, also approved automatic registration last year. The state is still setting up its program, but the Public Policy Institute of California recently estimated that it could yield more than 2 million new voters, a potential... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Who are California’s millennial voters?they just stay home? So it’s instructive to get a clearer political portrait o
Who are California’s millennial voters?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
they just stay home? So it’s instructive to get a clearer political portrait of millennial voters. Earlier this month, the Public Policy Institute of California provided just that for those in our state. Millennials (ages 18 to 34) are more... Read more
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The Mercury News
California gun control measure backed by wide margin of voters, new poll showsshare of likely voters favor Proposition 64, which would legalize marijuana for
California gun control measure backed by wide margin of voters, new poll shows
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
share of likely voters favor Proposition 64, which would legalize marijuana for adult use. A poll on Wednesday from the Public Policy Institute of California also showed 60 percent of likely voters support legalizing marijuana. Polls show... Read more
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The News & Observer
League of Women Voters challenges NC congressional districts as partisan gerrymandersby Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a University of Chicago law school professor, and E
League of Women Voters challenges NC congressional districts as partisan gerrymanders
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
by Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a University of Chicago law school professor, and Eric McGhee, a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, is built on a theory that gerrymanders force the disadvantaged party to “waste” votes.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Conflicting Poll Numbers In California's U.S. Senate RaceSanchez among likely voters, 42 percent to 20 percent, according to a Field Pol
Conflicting Poll Numbers In California's U.S. Senate Race
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
Sanchez among likely voters, 42 percent to 20 percent, according to a Field Poll out this week. But a new survey from the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) shows a Harris lead shrinking to 7 points. Likely voters in the PPIC poll favor... Read more
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Orange County Register
Harris maintains lead in U.S. Senate race, but trends vary by pollto hold a solid lead over U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez in the race for U.S. Senate
Harris maintains lead in U.S. Senate race, but trends vary by poll
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
to hold a solid lead over U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez in the race for U.S. Senate, according to new polls by Field and the Public Policy Institute of California. However, the longtime polling groups found vastly different margins among likely... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Poll shows voters like tax hikes, legal pot, while school bonds lagunopposed statewide school bond measure is surveying below the 50-percent thres
Poll shows voters like tax hikes, legal pot, while school bonds lag
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
unopposed statewide school bond measure is surveying below the 50-percent threshold, according to a new poll. The Public Policy Institute of California survey found the marijuana initiative (Proposition 64) ahead 60 percent to 36 percent,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Polls: Voters favor legalizing pot, outlawing capital punishmentProposition 64, the marijuana initiative, which has the support of 60 percent o
Polls: Voters favor legalizing pot, outlawing capital punishment
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Proposition 64, the marijuana initiative, which has the support of 60 percent of likely voters, a poll by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California shows. The measure is opposed by 36 percent of respondents, while only 4 percent said... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
San Francisco is helping ‘kill’ river salmonthe Delta via the Twin Tunnels — so therefore the law be damned. And let’s be
San Francisco is helping ‘kill’ river salmon
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
the Delta via the Twin Tunnels — so therefore the law be damned. And let’s be very clear on who is making the mess. The Public Policy Institute of California notes that prior to the current drought roughly 50 percent of all stored water is used... Read more
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The Columbian
Will California turn tide in national weed war?and household products still account for most toxic toddler exposures, accordin
Will California turn tide in national weed war?
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
and household products still account for most toxic toddler exposures, according to a study in the medical journal JAMA. A Public Policy Institute of California poll in May found that 60 percent of likely California voters believed marijuana use... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Graduation rates, voter turnout on agenda for Cal State trusteesvoter turnout among students. A mere 18 percent of California youths aged 18 t
Graduation rates, voter turnout on agenda for Cal State trustees
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
voter turnout among students. A mere 18 percent of California youths aged 18 to 24 are likely voters, according to Public Policy Institute of California numbers. Methods to improve voter turnout, as outlined in the proposed agreement,... Read more
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The Mercury News
California marijuana measure: Will Proposition 64 turn the tide in the weed war?and household products still account for most toxic toddler exposures, accordin
California marijuana measure: Will Proposition 64 turn the tide in the weed war?
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
and household products still account for most toxic toddler exposures, according to a study in the medical journal JAMA. A Public Policy Institute of California poll in May found that 60 percent of likely California voters believed marijuana use... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
YES on San Diego’s Proposition K: Too Many Latinos Left Out Nowof 75 % of the Latino vote, 73% of the Asian vote, and over 93% of the African-
YES on San Diego’s Proposition K: Too Many Latinos Left Out Now
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
of 75 % of the Latino vote, 73% of the Asian vote, and over 93% of the African-American vote. A report in 2014 by the Public Policy Institute of California studied voter turnout in primary elections in California. The study found that the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Gov. Brown signs sweeping climate laws; big changes in California’s futuredomestic product of almost $2.5 trillion, making it the sixth-largest economy i
Gov. Brown signs sweeping climate laws; big changes in California’s future
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
domestic product of almost $2.5 trillion, making it the sixth-largest economy in the world. By 2030, estimates from the Public Policy Institute of California and the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy show, the state could... Read more
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Orange County Register
GOP VP nominee Mike Pence: 'Come Nov. 8, you will see the Reagan revolution live on'that exists in Washington D.C. Trump has trailed Clinton in California polls b
GOP VP nominee Mike Pence: 'Come Nov. 8, you will see the Reagan revolution live on'
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
that exists in Washington D.C. Trump has trailed Clinton in California polls by a large margin. A July 27 poll from the Public Policy Institute of California showed voters favored Clinton over Trump by a 16 point margin – 46 percent for her and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Counts Poll Offers Insights Into Voters Outlook On Staterecreational marijuana. The poll found 71 percent of respondents favor legaliza
California Counts Poll Offers Insights Into Voters Outlook On State
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
recreational marijuana. The poll found 71 percent of respondents favor legalization, 10 percent higher than in a recent Public Policy Institute of California poll of likely voters. “It is probably the case that people who are less likely to... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
California schools, educators like a new accountability system but aren’t sure it will make things betterit does not provide a method to help prevent schools from getting to that point
California schools, educators like a new accountability system but aren’t sure it will make things better
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
it does not provide a method to help prevent schools from getting to that point. Paul Warren, a research associate at the Public Policy Institute of California, released a report last month that focused on how county offices can play a bigger role... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Counts Poll: Big Leads For Kamala Harris, Yes On Potrecreational marijuana. The poll found 71 percent of respondents favor legaliza
California Counts Poll: Big Leads For Kamala Harris, Yes On Pot
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
recreational marijuana. The poll found 71 percent of respondents favor legalization, 10 percent higher than in a recent Public Policy Institute of California poll of likely voters. "It is probably the case that people who are less likely to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Do immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally commit more crimes?for the cost of incarcerating immigrants here illegally. Sources: American Imm
Do immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally commit more crimes?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
for the cost of incarcerating immigrants here illegally. Sources: American Immigration Council, Pew Hispanic Center, Public Policy Institute of California, Center for Investigative Reporting, Congressional Research Service, Department of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Democrats dominating California Legislature advanced a broad liberal agendathe same fanfare,” Salas said. A couple of underlying trends likely favored “a
Democrats dominating California Legislature advanced a broad liberal agenda
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
the same fanfare,” Salas said. A couple of underlying trends likely favored “a very progressive agenda” this year, said Public Policy Institute of California President Mark Baldassare. A resurgent economy has allowed legislative leaders to focus... Read more
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Orange County Register
Imprisoned felons could determine outcome of local electionsdecades of making it easier to vote and public officials imploring citizens to
Imprisoned felons could determine outcome of local elections
Orange County Register / Posted 28 days ago
decades of making it easier to vote and public officials imploring citizens to go to the polls, a 2015 report issued by the Public Policy Institute of California regarding state voting trends shows that turnout has slightly declined since the 2000... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
California's rich-poor gap keeps growingCalifornia has minted as many members of the “1 percent” as Silicon Valley? Bu
California's rich-poor gap keeps growing
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 29 days ago
California has minted as many members of the “1 percent” as Silicon Valley? But according to research from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, income inequality in the Bay Area has worsened only marginally, at least when compared... Read more
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Orange County Register
Sanchez's Senate campaign: 'Not going to be easy'not vote than cast a ballot for either. GOP candidates accounted for 29 percent
Sanchez's Senate campaign: 'Not going to be easy'
Orange County Register / Posted 30 days ago
not vote than cast a ballot for either. GOP candidates accounted for 29 percent of the primary vote. A July poll by the Public Policy Institute of California found half of likely GOP voters saying they would sit the race out, while a June Field... Read more

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