CBRT Initiative Survey Series 2012

August 16th, 2012

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Initiatives

Proposition 30 (Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment)

Strongly Yes 24.7%
Somewhat Yes 16.0%
Leaning Yes 16.0%
Yes 56.7%
No 37.3%
Leaning No 10.9%
Somewhat No 5.5%
Strongly No 20.8%
Unsure 6.1%

Proposition 32 (Prohibits Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Prohibitions on Contributions to Candidates. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 29.3%
Somewhat Yes 12.3%
Leaning Yes 13.6%
Yes 55.2%
No 33.6%
Leaning No 10.0%
Somewhat No 5.8%
Strongly No 17.7%
Unsure 11.2%

Proposition 34 (Death Penalty Repeal. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 17.7%
Somewhat Yes 8.9%
Leaning Yes 11.6%
Yes 38.2%
No 52.2%
Leaning No 10.4%
Somewhat No 9.1%
Strongly No 32.7%
Unsure 9.7%

Proposition 36 (Three Strikes Law. Sentencing for Repeat Felony Offenders. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 30.8%
Somewhat Yes 22.3%
Leaning Yes 24.9%
Yes 78.1%
No 13.3%
Leaning No 3.7%
Somewhat No 3.3%
Strongly No 6.4%
Unsure 8.6%

Proposition 38 (Tax for Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 16.9%
Somewhat Yes 10.8%
Leaning Yes 17.5%
Yes 45.3%
No 41.9%
Leaning No 12.4%
Somewhat No 6.6%
Strongly No 23.0%
Unsure 12.8%

Proposition 40 (Redistricting. State Senate Districts. Referendum.)

Strongly Yes 15.6%
Somewhat Yes 12.3%
Leaning Yes 16.7%
Yes 44.5%
No 18.9%
Leaning No 7.6%
Somewhat No 4.2%
Strongly No 7.1%
Unsure 36.6%

Proposition 31 (State Budget. State and Local Government. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.)

Strongly Yes 6.0%
Somewhat Yes 11.8%
Leaning Yes 20.4%
Yes 38.3%
No 32.9%
Leaning No 16.7%
Somewhat No 7.2%
Strongly No 9.0%
Unsure 28.8%

Proposition 33 (Changes Law to Allow Auto Insurance Companies to Set Prices Based on a Driver's History of Insurance Coverage. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 17.7%
Somewhat Yes 17.0%
Leaning Yes 21.9%
Yes 56.6%
No 29.2%
Leaning No 11.4%
Somewhat No 7.2%
Strongly No 10.6%
Unsure 14.2%

Proposition 35 (Human Trafficking. Penalties. Sex Offender Registration. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 57.9%
Somewhat Yes 14.8%
Leaning Yes 14.2%
Yes 86.8%
No 6.4%
Leaning No 3.6%
Somewhat No 1.1%
Strongly No 1.7%
Unsure 6.7%

Proposition 37 (Genetically Engineered Foods. Mandatory Labeling. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 33.4%
Somewhat Yes 13.3%
Leaning Yes 18.3%
Yes 65.0%
No 21.8%
Leaning No 9.0%
Somewhat No 6.0%
Strongly No 6.7%
Unsure 13.2%

Proposition 39 (Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 20.7%
Somewhat Yes 16.7%
Leaning Yes 19.7%
Yes 57.2%
No 26.6%
Leaning No 6.9%
Somewhat No 5.9%
Strongly No 13.8%
Unsure 16.2%

Politicians

How likely are you to vote in the coming general election?

Definitely vote 89.2%
Probably vote 7.9%
50-50 2.9%

Right now, do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of President Barack Obama?

Very favorable 23.8%
Somewhat favorable 31.0%
Favorable 54.8%
Unfavorable 43.6%
Somewhat unfavorable 11.7%
Very unfavorable 31.9%
Don’t have an opinion 1.6%

Right now, do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the California State Legislature?

Very favorable 1.5%
Somewhat favorable 14.6%
Favorable 16.2%
Unfavorable 74.3%
Somewhat unfavorable 35.1%
Very unfavorable 39.2%
Don’t have an opinion 9.6%

If the election were tomorrow, for whom would you vote for U.S. Senate?

Dianne Feinstein (D) 46.7%
Elizabeth Emken (R) 30.9%
Unsure 22.4%

Generally speaking, would you say California is on the right track, or is it off on the wrong track?

Right track 27.1%
Wrong track 72.9%

Right now, do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Governor Jerry Brown?

Very favorable 6.6%
Somewhat favorable 34.2%
Favorable 40.8%
Unfavorable 50.5%
Somewhat unfavorable 23.1%
Very unfavorable 27.5%
Don’t have an opinion 8.7%

If the election were tomorrow, for whom would you vote for U.S. President?

Barack Obama (D) 50.8%
Mitt Romney (R) 35.7%
Someone else 4.8%
Unsure 8.7%
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