PPIC Poll: 60% of Likely Voters in California Back Marijuana Legalization

By: Thursday September 26, 2013 7:29 am

Support for marijuana legalization continues to grow at a rapid pace. The latest Public Policy Institute of California poll found 52 percent of the state’s residents believe the use of cannabis should be legal, while only 45 percent think it should remain illegal. When the poll is limited to only those likely to vote in [...]

In California Opinions About Marijuana Legalization Remain Mostly Unchanged Since Prop 19

By: Thursday September 22, 2011 12:41 pm

Adults in California narrowly oppose marijuana legalization but likely voters are evenly split on the issue (48% yes – 48% no), according to the Public Policy Institute of California’s latest comprehensive polling of the state. From the PPIC report: Californians are still divided on legalizing marijuana, with 46 percent saying it should be made legal [...]

PPIC Poll Reveals Why Californians Voted Against Prop 19

By: Thursday December 2, 2010 3:22 pm

The Public Policy Institute of California is out with their post election survey, and among the many issues they focus on is why Californians voted for or against Proposition 19, the initiative that would have legalized marijuana. This measure failed last month by a seven points, with 46.5% voting yes and 53.5% voting no. According [...]

¡Sí a la Proposición 19! Just Say Now Launches Phone Bank en Español

By: Thursday October 28, 2010 9:32 am

Poll after poll shows Prop 19 will come down to the wire. While polling for ballot initiatives is notoriously difficult – not to mention the possibility of a “Reverse Bradley Effect” – one thing has been clear: Latino voters are some of those most opposed to Prop 19.

In order to try to shore up any support amongst Latino voters in California, Just Say Now is launching a phone bank targeted at possible Latino voters and Spanish speakers, with a Spanish-language script to speak to these voters about voting Yes on Prop 19.

Automated Polls Show Prop 19 Winning 56-41: Anti-Marijuana Stigma Could Be Throwing Off Live Polling

By: Friday October 22, 2010 3:17 pm

Yes on Proposition 19 has just released a set of internal numbers for polling they conducted last week, which compared responses given to live interviewers versus automated telephone polling. Interestingly, there is a huge divide between the level of support expressed for Prop 19 with the two methodologies.  They find that if an individual is [...]

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