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Results of Public Opinion Poll on Solving the Budget Crisis and Governor Brown's Job Performance


MONDAY, APRIL 25: 10:30 A.M. PST

 Contact: Suzanne Wu at (213) 740-0252 or suzanne.wu@usc.edu


WHAT:
Phone conference with political analysts from the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and representatives from polling firms Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and American Viewpoint to discuss latest findings from the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll of California politics.

Questions include:

  • What do Californians feel is the best way to solve the state's budget woes?
  • Are Californians in favor of spending cuts or renewing previous tax increases? Are Californians willing to reform the state's pension system for public employees such as teachers and police officers?
  • How do Californians feel about the job being done by Gov. Jerry Brown?
  • How do Californian's feel about the state's economy?
  • The USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll includes a significant oversample of Latino voters in California, providing an important closer look at the state's fastest-growing voter group.

WHEN: Phone conference Monday, April 25 at 10:30 a.m. PST

WHO: Panelists include Dan Schnur, director of USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll and director of the Unruh Institute of Politics at USC, and representatives from polling firms Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and American Viewpoint.

HOW: Call-in spots are limited. To reserve a spot for the phone conference, RSVP to Suzanne Wu at suzanne.wu@usc.edu. Call-in numbers:

United States: (800) 230-1951              
International: + 01 (612) 332-7517

WEBSITE: dornsife.usc.edu/poll
TWITTER: @usclatpoll


About the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences/Los Angeles Times Poll: The USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll 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.

About USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences: USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences is the heart of the university. The largest, oldest and most diverse of USC's 19 schools, USC Dornsife is composed of more than 30 academic departments and dozens of research centers and institutes. USC Dornsife is home to approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 750 faculty members with expertise across the humanities, social sciences and sciences.

About the Los Angeles Times: The Los Angeles Times is the largest metropolitan daily newspaper in the country, with a daily readership of 2 million and 3 million on Sunday, and a combined print and interactive local weekly audience of 4.5 million. The fast-growing latimes.com draws over 10 million unique visitors monthly.

Contact USC Media Relations 24/7 at (213) 740-2215 or USCNews@usc.edu