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Featured Blog Post · February 7, 2023

Californians Prioritize Controlling Gun Ownership

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Fact Cards

As of 2014, Latinos are California’s largest demographic.
Democrats are the largest block of registered voters by party.
2 in 3 Californians support the state making its own policies to address climate change.
In 2020, California lost population for the first time in state history.
71% Percentage of Californians who think the gap between rich and poor is growing in their part of the state.
81% of registered California voters cast a ballot in the 2020 presidential election.
About 3 in 10 Californians think that when today’s children grow up, they will be worse off financially than their parents.
No race or ethnic group constitutes a majority of California’s population.

Meet the Team

Mark Baldassare

Statewide Survey Director and Miller Chair in Public Policy

Dean Bonner

Associate Survey Director and Research Fellow