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California, by the Numbers

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The big buzz today (ok, not a big surprise, but a pretty big thud nonetheless) is the big thumbs-down that is the latest Field Poll – a pox on all their political houses, if you will.

Gov. Schwarzenegger’s approval rating? A personal-worst 22% (and a 70% disapproval rating).

The State Legislature’s approval rating? 16% — sadly, that’s up 3 points (the last time the Legislature cracked the 20% barrier was two summers ago).

The public’s faith in California? 79% say the state’s on the “wrong track” (about the same as in 2003 and 1994, both of which were good years for conservatives in California).

Continue reading Bill Whalen at his blog Politi-Cal