CA Initiatives: Prop 19 Now Trailing, Anti-Climate Reform Prop 23 Down Big, Majority Rule Prop 25 Leading

By: Thursday October 21, 2010 11:16 am

In addition to highly contested gubernatorial and senate contests, the voters of California will be deciding several of the most important ballot initiatives in the country. From PPIC (PDF): Proposition 19 16. Proposition 19 is called the “Legalizes Marijuana Under California but Not Federal Law. Permits Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Commercial Production, Distribution, [...]

CA Poll: Boxer Strong, Governor Race Tied, Big Oil Prop 23 Struggling

By: Thursday September 30, 2010 4:22 pm

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is out with its poll of all things California politics (pdf). Among the highlights is another confirmation that Barbara Boxer appears to be heading to re-election. The gubernatorial race is effectively tied, Big Oil’s anti-energy reform Proposition 23 is in bad shape and Proposition 19 continues to improve (now [...]

It Would be Hard to Get Higher: Prop 19 Has Unprecedented Awareness Among Young CA Voters

By: Wednesday September 29, 2010 3:08 pm

Voters in California have heard or seen something about Proposition 19 at levels almost unheard of for any other ballot measure anywhere in the country. Among young voters, awareness of Prop 19, which would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana, is at an unprecedented (and almost impossible to believe) 94 percent. According to a Field Poll [...]

Prop 23: CA Voters Set to Reject Big Oil’s Attempt to Suspend Climate Change Law

By: Monday September 27, 2010 1:58 pm

With real energy reform and/or climate change legislation completely stalled on Capitol Hill, the fight for environmentalists is in the states. One of the most important fights for the environmental movement right now is against big oil’s Proposition 23, which would cripple California’s landmark greenhouse gas legislation. Fortunately for the environmental movement, the fight seems [...]

Support For Prop 19 Climbs Significantly to 49%-42% In Recent Field Poll

By: Sunday September 26, 2010 12:14 pm

Support for California Proposition 19, which would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana, increased significantly in the latest Field Poll (PDF). Yes on Prop 19 is now winning 49% compared to 42% against. Field Poll (PDF) (9/14-21) Have you seen, read or heard anything about Proposition 19, a statewide ballot proposition that would legalize marijuana under [...]

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: 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 Props: Marijuana Legalization Losing Narrowly, Anti-Gridlock Measure Winning with Voters

By: Friday July 9, 2010 3:13 pm

Californians want to fight it out on marijuana legalization, ease up on budgeting procedure and stay strong on resisting climate change, according to Field Poll (PDF) results on some of the state’s ballot initiatives. Field surveyed on four of the 10 Propositions that will be on the ballot this November. Prop. 19: Marijuana Legalization The [...]

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