Decline in confidence in gun laws is a response to what people are seeing in their communities,” said Mark DiCamillo, director of the Berkeley IGS Poll to the LA Times about the recent poll on views of gun control laws

July 29, 2021

IGS Poll Director Mark Di Camillo to the LA Times on the latest IGS Poll findings concerning the recall election: “Democrats, at least in the middle of July, almost unanimously believed that Newsom will defeat the recall. I think that may be contributing to some complacency among those voters. Republicans, on the other hand, are confident that they can turn out the governor,” Read the full story here.

 

July 27, 2021

Ian Masters of Background Briefing spoke with IGS Co-Director, Eric Schickler, regarding the select committee on the January 6 insurrection and attacks on the first witness from Tucker Carlson. Listen to the full interview here.

July 22, 2021

This week the Institute of Governmental Studies will be completing another of its periodic polls of the California public about major political and public policy issues facing the state. It is a legitimate non-partisan poll sponsored by the University that is carried out by distributing email invitations to a carefully constructed random sample of the state’s registered voters.  Data collection will continue through Friday, July 23. Learn more here.

July 19, 2021

Recent Berkeley IGS Poll on public opinion of recall of Governor Newsom featured in Mercury News article explaining new legislation on candidate tax return transparency.

June 26, 2021

IGS co-director, Eric Schickler, was cited in a recent Vox article about the history of domestic worker marginalization. He explains how Americans have traditionally viewed domestic work and why those views, along with gender and racial biases, have stalled legislative progress for domestic workers.

May 18, 2021

IGS co-director, Cristina Mora, interviewed by KTLA 5 News about a recent Berkeley IGS Poll regarding CA voter opinions on how one's vaccination status should factor into their access to private establishments: “The findings show that even at this later stage, politics powerfully shapes the way that Californians think about vaccination and the reopening of society.”

May 18, 2021

This week the Institute of Governmental Studies will be completing another of its periodic polls of the California public about major political and public policy issues facing the state. It is a legitimate non-partisan poll sponsored by the University that is carried out by distributing email invitations to a carefully constructed random sample of the state’s registered voters.  Data collection will continue through Tuesday, May 4. Learn more hear.

April 29, 2021

IGS co-director, Cristina Mora's "Making Hispanics" center stage in New York Times Magazine's "The Ethicist" column. 

April 6, 2021

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