CBRT Initiative Survey Series 2012

September 27th, 2012

Top Line and Party BreakoutsCBRT Crosstabs
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Initiatives

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

Strongly Yes 23.1%
Somewhat Yes 15.6%
Leaning Yes 18.8%
Yes 57.5%
No 35.3%
Leaning No 13.0%
Somewhat No 4.0%
Strongly No 18.3%
Unsure 7.2%

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

Strongly Yes 22.8%
Somewhat Yes 13.5%
Leaning Yes 14.0%
Yes 50.4%
No 38.4%
Leaning No 12.0%
Somewhat No 6.6%
Strongly No 19.8%
Unsure 11.2%

Proposition 34 (Death Penalty Repeal. Initiative Statute.)

Strongly Yes 15.8%
Somewhat Yes 10.9%
Leaning Yes 12.9%
Yes 39.6%
No 49.3%
Leaning No 10.6%
Somewhat No 7.5%
Strongly No 31.3%
Unsure 11.1%

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

Strongly Yes 28.4%
Somewhat Yes 24.5%
Leaning Yes 21.8%
Yes 74.7%
No 15.9%
Leaning No 6.3%
Somewhat No 3.6%
Strongly No 6.0%
Unsure 9.4%

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

Strongly Yes 13.8%
Somewhat Yes 12.1%
Leaning Yes 18.9%
Yes 44.9%
No 43.1%
Leaning No 13.4%
Somewhat No 6.9%
Strongly No 22.8%
Unsure 12.0%

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

Strongly Yes 11.9%
Somewhat Yes 14.8%
Leaning Yes 17.6%
Yes 44.3%
No 25.0%
Leaning No 11.6%
Somewhat No 5.2%
Strongly No 8.1%
Unsure 30.8%

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

Strongly Yes 9.0%
Somewhat Yes 10.4%
Leaning Yes 25.0%
Yes 44.4%
No 31.1%
Leaning No 17.3%
Somewhat No 7.1%
Strongly No 6.7%
Unsure 24.4%

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 17.2%
Somewhat Yes 15.7%
Leaning Yes 23.0%
Yes 56.0%
No 32.3%
Leaning No 12.8%
Somewhat No 7.3%
Strongly No 12.2%
Unsure 11.7%

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

Strongly Yes 48.7%
Somewhat Yes 15.8%
Leaning Yes 16.8%
Yes 81.2%
No 10.9%
Leaning No 6.0%
Somewhat No 3.4%
Strongly No 1.6%
Unsure 7.8%

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

Strongly Yes 33.1%
Somewhat Yes 15.1%
Leaning Yes 18.7%
Yes 66.9%
No 22.3%
Leaning No 8.0%
Somewhat No 5.7%
Strongly No 8.6%
Unsure 10.8%

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

Strongly Yes 21.4%
Somewhat Yes 16.6%
Leaning Yes 25.1%
Yes 63.1%
No 21.9%
Leaning No 7.2%
Somewhat No 4.4%
Strongly No 10.3%
Unsure 15.1%

Politicians

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

Definitely vote 86.5%
Probably vote 8.3%
50-50 5.2%

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

Very favorable 24.9%
Somewhat favorable 33.5%
Favorable 58.4%
Unfavorable 39.5%
Somewhat unfavorable 13.9%
Very unfavorable 25.6%
Don’t have an opinion 2.1%

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

Very favorable 2.9%
Somewhat favorable 22.8%
Favorable 25.7%
Unfavorable 64.8%
Somewhat unfavorable 33.3%
Very unfavorable 31.6%
Don’t have an opinion 9.4%

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

Dianne Feinstein (D) 51.1%
Elizabeth Emken (R) 28.6%
Unsure 20.4%

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

Friends – word of mouth 30.1%
Official voter information guide 49.1%
Mailers 13.6%
TV advertisements 26.2%
Radio advertisements 9.7%
Print advertisements 10.0%
Professional association 9.1%
Newspapers 31.8%
Internet 44.2%
Other news sources 19.9%
Canvassers/people at door 0.9%
Other 12.0%

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

Right track 37.4%
Wrong track 62.6%

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

Very favorable 5.8%
Somewhat favorable 35.4%
Favorable 41.3%
Unfavorable 51.0%
Somewhat unfavorable 26.6%
Very unfavorable 24.4%
Don’t have an opinion 7.7%

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

Barack Obama (D) 57.5%
Mitt Romney (R) 29.6%
Someone else 3.6%
Unsure 9.2%

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

Friends – word of mouth 10.4%
Official voter information guide 28.0%
Mailers 1.4%
TV advertisements 7.9%
Radio advertisements 1.4%
Print advertisements 1.2%
Professional association 2.1%
Newspapers 8.0%
Internet 21.7%
Other news sources 6.4%
Canvassers 0.0%
Other 11.5%
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