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Poll To Brown: Don't Measure The Drapes Just Yet

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There are 321 days left until California voters go to the polls and choose their next governor. That’s a long time, but not so long that political junkies won’t read tonight’s new poll and wonder this: might the all-but-official Democratic … Continue reading »


2010: Year of CA Government Reform?

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It’s hard not to see the results of tonight’s new statewide poll as even more fuel to the fire of reworking the way California government — and frankly, California politics — will operate in the future.


Eight Weeks Out, Tough Odds

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If there is any silver lining in a new public poll for supporters of the six budget related measures on the May 19 ballot, maybe it’s this: fewer than one in five likely voters are “very closely” following news about … Continue reading »


In DC We Trust... Not Sacramento

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Californians sure are caught up in this hope and change vibe in politics. But only when it applies to what’s happening in the nation’s capital, not the state capital. That’s one of the conclusions to draw from tonight’s new poll … Continue reading »


The Initiative Love Affair Continues

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Tonight’s new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California is, as always, chock full of items that are worth mulling over: a bitterly divided state over the issue of gay marriage, lousy approval ratings for the governor and legislators, … Continue reading »


Poll: No To Lottery Bonds, Yes To Sales Tax Hike... And More

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It may not yet be a fully formed proposal for voters to consider, but from what they’ve heard… they don’t seem thrilled about Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan to sell bonds paid back by future revenues from the California Lottery. That’s probably … Continue reading »