Increased motivation among California Democrats has widened the gap in the State's upcoming recall election: according to the latest IGS Poll, 60% of likely voters plan to vote No on removing Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. The LA Times reported extensively on the poll results.

September 10, 2021

From August 30 - September 6 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. Read more here.

August 30, 2021

A recent IGS Poll of CA voter opinions on the gubernatorial recall election, which showed that 47 percent of likely voters would vote to recall, was cited in the New York Times.

August 18, 2021

Findings from a Berkeley IGS Poll reporting likely voter preferences in California’s upcoming gubernatorial re-election is featured in POLITICO.

August 6, 2021

IGS Co-Director Eric Schickler cited in The Hill speaking on the recent Berkeley IGS Poll revealing Republicans are more likely to vote in the upcoming recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom. “These results make plain that the big question surrounding the recall will be whether the Newsom campaign and Democratic activists are able to get Democratic voters more engaged and interested in voting in September,” said Eric Schickler, the poll’s co-director.

 

July 30, 2021

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 Resident Scholar Thomas E. Mann cited by the LA Times: America needs two strong governing parties, Mann said, to keep each other in check and hold each other accountable. “One-party rule is autocratic rule,”

 

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

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