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

Read the recent article in The Guardian citing the Berkeley IGS Poll, showing voter opinions on how Governor Newsom has been handling the pandemic. Also, check out the recent article in The Chronicle, featuring Eric Schickler on the January Poll findings regarding California voters' overall opinion of the governor and how that opinion is changing.

March 13, 2021

IGS co-director Cristina Mora's groundbreaking research was recently covered by The Atlantic. Mora's work was presented in a full-length podcast and article titled, "Listen: Latinos Are a Huge, Diverse Group. Why Are They Lumped Together? The answer involves Chicanos, the census, and Celia Cruz." Listen to and read the full story here.

March 11, 2021
February 25, 2021

Berkeley IGS "Poll Finds Newsom's Approval Plummeting As Recall Looms." KQED's Marisa Lagos reports.

February 19, 2021