CA Sen: More Polling Shows Boxer Pulling Away

By: Friday September 24, 2010 2:18 pm

The good news keeps coming for incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer. The latest Field Poll of likely voters has her leading Carly Fiorina by six points. Field Poll (PDF) (9/14-21) Barbara Boxer (D) 47 Carly Fiorina (R) 41 Undecided/Other 12 Importantly, the trend has been in Boxer’s direction for the past several months. In March, [...]

CA Gov and Sen: Brown and Boxer Move into Lead

By: Thursday September 23, 2010 2:06 pm

Throughout this cycle, SurveyUSA’s polling in California has been slightly less favorable for Democrats, but the most recent poll for CBS 5 shows clear movement in favor of Gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown and incumbent Sen. Barbara Boxer. Both Democrats now lead in their respective races: SurveyUSA (9/19-21) Governor Meg Whitman (R) 43 Jerry Brown (D) [...]

Prop 19, Initiative to Legalize Marijuana in California, Favored 47% – 38% in New Poll

By: Wednesday September 22, 2010 2:23 pm

The ballot initiative Proposition 19, which would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana in California, still leads by nine points in the latest poll from PPP: PPP (PDF) (9/14-16) Proposition 19 would legalize marijuana under California but not federal law. It would permit local governments to regulate and tax commercial production, distribution, and sale of marijuana. [...]

CA Gov: More Enthusiastic Voters Give Brown Solid Lead over Whitman

By: Tuesday September 21, 2010 7:34 pm

Despite setting a record for campaign spending, Republican Meg Whitman is trailing Jerry Brown by a significant margin according to the newest PPP poll. PPP (PDF) (9/14-16) Jerry Brown (D) 47 Meg Whitman (R) 42 Undecided 12 Even though Brown is not particularly popular, he is at least more popular than Whitman. From Tom Jensen: [...]

CA Sen: Boxer at 50%, Leads Fiorina by Eight

By: Monday September 20, 2010 1:30 pm

Republicans’ path to taking over the Senate this year was always very narrow, and was made even narrower by the recent GOP primary upset victory of Christine O’Donnell in Delaware, which has moved that race into the “leans Democrat” column. To win the ten races needed to take control of the Senate would require a [...]

Like: On the Internets, Prop 19 is More Popular Than Any Politician in California

By: Monday September 13, 2010 6:58 pm

Proposition 19, the California initiative to legalize, tax and regulate cannabis, is far more popular than any politician or ballot measure this up for a vote this November—at least on the social networking behemoth Facebook. As of this writing, the ”Yes on Prop 19” Facebook page has 170,083 fans–far more than any other campaign out [...]

CA: Republicans Whitman and Fiorina Lead Top of Ticket Races

By: Friday September 3, 2010 12:36 pm

Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has taken a seven point lead over Democrat Jerry Brown, according to the new SurveyUSA poll of the race. The poll also found the Senate race to be extremely close. Incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer trails Republican Carly Fiorina by just two points, with in the polls 4.2 percent margin of [...]

CA: Whitman, Fiorina Lead Democratic Rivals

By: Saturday August 14, 2010 7:15 am

The latest SurveyUSA poll of California found Republican Meg Whitman with a single-point lead over Democrat Jerry Brown in the race for governor, and incumbent Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer trailing Carly Fiorina in her re-election bid. SurveyUSA (8/9-11) Governor Meg Whitman 44 Jerry Brown 43 Others 6 Undecided 6 Senate Carly Fiorina 47 Barbara Boxer [...]

CA: Voters Dicey on Dems But at Least They Still Oppose Global Warming

By: Thursday July 29, 2010 9:46 pm

A new PPIC poll of California shows slim leads for Democrats Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer. The looming cloud is Prop. 23, an effort by big oil companies to suspend the state’s strong climate-change law. Although support for the proposition is weak, the companies’ millions may be able to buy plenty of votes before November.

CA: Poll Shows People Prefer Pot to Pols

By: Wednesday July 28, 2010 7:13 pm

In addition to finding very positive numbers for Proposition 19, PPP also recently polled the Senate and Governor contests in California. In both races, the Democrat had a single-digit but statistically significant lead over the Republican challengers. All candidates had less popularity than the measure to legalize and regulate marijuana. Governor PPP (PDF) (7/23-25) Jerry [...]

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