- Ballot Measures
- Public Opinion
The Field Poll – February 24, 2012
Californians are in favor of the “Millionaire’s Tax” proposed by the California Federation of Teachers with a 63% approval rating. Governor Jerry Brown and Molly Munger’s plans polled at 58% and 45%, respectively.
Overview: This poll, released February 24, measured California voters’ preferences concerning upcoming ballot initiatives designed to reduce the budget deficit. Survey respondents voiced their support in favor of the initiative proposed by the California Federation of Teachers, whose plan centers on increasing taxes for the wealthiest Californians and raising the sales tax in order to support education programs throughout the state.