Mark Baldassare

Public Policy Institute of California

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President of the Public Policy Institute of California

Mark Baldassare on KCRW

The environment is a top issue for California voters, according to a new    survey    from the Public Policy Institute of California.

Californians' biggest environmental concerns

The environment is a top issue for California voters, according to a new survey from the Public Policy Institute of California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Is direct democracy working? Some say the number of state ballot initiatives is prohibitive. Others say it's simply proof that power is in the hands of the people.

Ballot initiatives: How did we get here? Is this a broken system?

Is direct democracy working? Some say the number of state ballot initiatives is prohibitive. Others say it's simply proof that power is in the hands of the people.

from Olney in L.A.

Several polls released before the California primary suggested Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were in a tight race, but those polls were off -- way off. What happened?

The Polling Conundrum

Several polls released before the California primary suggested Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were in a tight race, but those polls were off -- way off. What happened?

from Olney in L.A.

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