2020 Election

POLL: Most Voters Are Against California Ballot Measure To Lift Ban On Affirmative Action

Monterey Herald-

Sensing the timing was right amid a wave of activism over racial injustice, three-quarters of state legislators voted this spring to ask voters in November to repeal the state’s 24-year-old ban on considering race, gender or ethnicity in admission and hiring decisions at California’s colleges, universities and other public entities.

But according to a poll released Tuesday night, fewer than a third of likely voters say they favor that idea.

A survey by the Public Policy Institute of California of 1,168 likely voters found that 31% of voters said they would vote for Proposition 16, as the repeal will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot, while 47% said they oppose the measure and 22% have not decided.

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