California: Poll details how Orange County GOP House members may be vulnerable

Orange County’s independent voters heavily favor a Democrat Congress member in the county’s four Republican-held congressional districts, underlining the GOP’s vulnerability in these longtime strongholds, according to a poll released Friday. While the survey was done by a Democratic pollster, non-partisan political data expert Paul Mitchell said the methodology, questions […] Read more »

California: Gavin Newsom remains early leader for governor

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom continues to hold the early lead in statewide voter preferences for governor in 2018. Newsom is currently the choice of 28% of registered voters when paired against four other announced candidates — Republican businessman John Cox and three fellow Democrats, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, […] Read more »

A Third of Californians Approve of Trump’s Job Performance

Just a third of Californians approve of the way President Trump is doing his job, according to a statewide survey released today by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), with funding from the James Irvine Foundation. … As California leaders consider their responses to Trump’s early action on immigration, […] Read more »

Mark DiCamillo Named Director of Expanded IGS Poll

Veteran California pollster Mark DiCamillo will join the University of California, Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies as director of its Berkeley IGS Poll, the institute announced today. DiCamillo will bring to IGS decades of experience in polling Californians. He has been actively involved in measuring California public opinion since 1978, […] Read more »

Field Poll shutting down at end of year

The Field Poll, which for nearly 70 years has tracked the opinions of Californians, announced today it’s shutting down in early 2017. The poll was established in 1947 as The California Poll by Mervin Field, a groundbreaking pollster who died last year. “It is with great sadness that I must […] Read more »