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USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll

The USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences/Los Angeles Times Poll project is a series of statewide public opinion polls in California, designed to survey voter attitudes on a wide range of political, policy, social and cultural issues.

Conducted at regular intervals throughout the year, the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll is one of the largest polls of registered voters in the state and has been widely cited, helping to inform the public and to encourage discourse on key political and policy issues.

This site serves as a repository for surveys, data sets, polling results, videos, press releases and links to related news media articles. Follow the project on Twitter (@usclatpoll) to receive alerts when new polls and results are forthcoming.

 

April 2015 Poll Results

Data

 

USC Dornsife Press Releases

Most Californians say race relations are better in California than elsewhere in United States (April 13, 2015)

Californians split on whether testing has been a boon or bust for education (April 12, 2015)

Calif. voters reject tenure, seniority-based layoffs of public school teachers (April 11, 2015)

PRESS CALL Monday: USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll on Race Relations, Teacher Tenure and State of Schools (April 10, 2015)

 

Los Angeles Times Poll Articles

Science, math and art valued more than technology in education poll (April 13, 2015)

Race relations in California better than elsewhere in U.S., voters say (April 13, 2015)

Majority of California's Latino voters highly value school testing (April 12, 2015)

California voters take a dim view of teacher tenure (April 11, 2015)

 

State of Schools: Dan Schnur, director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC Dornsife, and Los Angeles Times reporter Howard Blume discuss respondents’ views on education and schools in California.

 

Race Relations: Dan Schnur, director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC Dornsife, and Los Angeles Times staff writer Michael Finnegan discuss race relations in California.