Articles Tagged With ‘poll’




Measure Y and Measure G propaganda machine

OPINION By RICHARD SCHMIDT In the early 2000s, San Luis Obispo’s management decided it wanted more money. It would come from a locally-imposed tax. They had no grand vision for what they’d do with the money, nothing like, say, buying... (Continue reading)

Californians divided on water shortage solutions

Nearly nine out of 10 Californians say the state is suffering from a “serious water shortage,” according to a statewide Field Poll of 1,000 registered voters. However, residents are deeply divided on how to solve the dilemma. [MercuryNews] The deepest... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Paso Robles on the top 10 best city list

San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles were listed as the eighth best city for well-being out of 189 cities or pairs of cities, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday. The 2013 rankings are based on more than 500,000 interviews... (Continue reading)

California GOP not attracting minorities, young voters

Despite suffering a supermajority defeat in the legislature in 2012 and losing control of the governorship two years prior, the worst years may have yet to come the California Republican Party. [LA Times] A newly released USC/Los Angeles Times poll... (Continue reading)

Majority of Californians want bullet train stopped

The majority of California voters want the high-speed rail project stopped, according to a USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. [LA Times] Statewide, 52 percent of respondents to the poll consider the $68 billion bullet train project a waster of money... (Continue reading)

Poll suggests pot legalization imminent

A new poll by an influential study group shows that the biggest hurdle facing legalization of marijuana in California is just getting a measure before voters. (San Jose Mercury News) A Public Policy Institute of California poll showed the margin... (Continue reading)

Action needed on climate: poll

Budget concerns do not deter Californians when it comes to environmental issues like global warming and its causes. A recent poll by the Public Policy Institute of California shows that residents of the Golden State think it is time now... (Continue reading)

Domestic spying drying Obama support

The Obama administration’s penchant for massive spying operations aimed at American citizens has cost him dearly in California support, a recent Field Poll shows. (San Jose Mercury News) Obama dropped 10 percent in favorability — from 62 percent to 52... (Continue reading)

Californians now favor gay marriage

Nearly six in 10 voters in California favor legalization of gay marriage in the Golden State, according to a recent USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. (Los Angeles Times) That represents a radical change in attitudes statewide on the same-sex issue... (Continue reading)

Record number of Californians support marijuana legalization

A California poll released Wednesday revealed that 54 percent of voters now support legalizing marijuana, representing the highest total in the poll’s 44-year history. [Mercury News] The Field Poll conducted by Field Research Corporation asked registered California voters whether they... (Continue reading)