CBRT Initiative Survey Series 2012

October 30th, 2012

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Initiatives

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

Strongly Yes 26.3%
Somewhat Yes 10.0%
Leaning Yes 13.0%
Yes 49.2%
No 42.9%
Leaning No 8.8%
Somewhat No 4.7%
Strongly No 29.4%
Unsure 7.8%

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

Strongly Yes 28.4%
Somewhat Yes 7.7%
Leaning Yes 8.6%
Yes 44.7%
No 44.8%
Leaning No 8.4%
Somewhat No 5.9%
Strongly No 30.5%
Unsure 10.5%

Proposition 34 (Death Penalty Repeal. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 22.1%
Somewhat Yes 9.3%
Leaning Yes 9.9%
Yes 41.3%
No 47.9%
Leaning No 8.0%
Somewhat No 8.2%
Strongly No 31.7%
Unsure 10.8%

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

Strongly Yes 32.2%
Somewhat Yes 18.0%
Leaning Yes 17.2%
Yes 67.4%
No 22.0%
Leaning No 5.5%
Somewhat No 4.2%
Strongly No 12.3%
Unsure 10.6%

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

Strongly Yes 12.8%
Somewhat Yes 8.6%
Leaning Yes 11.6%
Yes 33.0%
No 54.1%
Leaning No 10.6%
Somewhat No 9.0%
Strongly No 34.6%
Unsure 12.8%

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

Strongly Yes 21.0%
Somewhat Yes 12.8%
Leaning Yes 14.4%
Yes 48.2%
No 24.8%
Leaning No 9.6%
Somewhat No 5.0%
Strongly No 10.3%
Unsure 27.0%

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

Strongly Yes 10.4%
Somewhat Yes 10.6%
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Yes 37.8%
No 36.8%
Leaning No 12.7%
Somewhat No 7.7%
Strongly No 16.4%
Unsure 25.5%

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 20.0%
Somewhat Yes 12.8%
Leaning Yes 16.0%
Yes 48.8%
No 37.4%
Leaning No 9.8%
Somewhat No 6.5%
Strongly No 21.1%
Unsure 13.8%

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

Strongly Yes 50.0%
Somewhat Yes 14.2%
Leaning Yes 12.3%
Yes 76.5%
No 13.7%
Leaning No 4.3%
Somewhat No 3.8%
Strongly No 5.5%
Unsure 9.8%

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

Strongly Yes 22.3%
Somewhat Yes 8.0%
Leaning Yes 8.8%
Yes 39.1%
No 50.5%
Leaning No 10.0%
Somewhat No 8.8%
Strongly No 31.6%
Unsure 10.5%

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

Strongly Yes 22.0%
Somewhat Yes 15.6%
Leaning Yes 16.9%
Yes 54.5%
No 28.5%
Leaning No 7.4%
Somewhat No 5.7%
Strongly No 15.4%
Unsure 17.0%

Politicians

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

Definitely vote 90.0%
Probably vote 6.2%
50-50 3.8%

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

Very favorable 27.4%
Somewhat favorable 31.3%
Favorable 58.6%
Unfavorable 39.4%
Somewhat unfavorable 10.8%
Very unfavorable 28.6%
Don’t have an opinion 2.0%

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

Very favorable 2.9%
Somewhat favorable 17.8%
Favorable 20.7%
Unfavorable 68.3%
Somewhat unfavorable 34.9%
Very unfavorable 33.5%
Don’t have an opinion 11.0%

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

Dianne Feinstein (D) 51.3%
Elizabeth Emken (R) 31.7%
Unsure 17.0%

Upon which resources did you rely on to decide or inform the choices you entered on the survey?

Friends – word of mouth 29.7%
Official voter information guide 67.3%
Mailers 16.8%
TV advertisements 29.4%
Radio advertisements 11.4%
Print advertisements 9.7%
Professional association 10.6%
Newspapers 30.9%
Internet 39.6%
Other news sources 19.3%
Canvassers/people at door 1.8%
Other 11.9%

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

Right track 34.5%
Wrong track 65.5%

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

Very favorable 10.1%
Somewhat favorable 34.0%
Favorable 44.1%
Unfavorable 46.9%
Somewhat unfavorable 23.4%
Very unfavorable 23.5%
Don’t have an opinion 9.0%

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

Barack Obama (D) 55.9%
Mitt Romney (R) 33.0%
Someone else 4.3%
Unsure 6.8%

Which resource was your PRIMARY source to decide or inform the choices you entered on the survey?

Friends – word of mouth 6.4%
Official voter information guide 41.3%
Mailers 2.6%
TV advertisements 8.1%
Radio advertisements 1.4%
Print advertisements 0.7%
Professional association 2.5%
Newspapers 6.6%
Internet 14.5%
Other news sources 5.4%
Canvassers 0.3%
Other 10.2%
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