CA-45 Polling

Poll conducted for the Progressive Change Campaign Committee by Public Policy Polling, 648 registered voters in CA-45 surveyed Feb. 20-21, 2018. MOE +/-3.9%. Donate to support our polling here.

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of President Donald Trump’s job performance?
Approve 44%
Disapprove 54%
Not sure 3%

Q. If the primary election for Congress were held today, and the candidates were Republican Mimi Walters and Democrats Katie Porter, David Min, Brian Ford, and Kia Hamandanchy, who would you vote for?
Mimi Walters 42%
Katie Porter 16%
David Min 12%
Brian Ford 4%
Kia Hamandanchy 6%
Not sure 21%

Q. If the general election for Congress were held today, and the candidates were Democrat Katie Porter and Republican Mimi Walters, who would you vote for?
Katie Porter 46%
Mimi Walters 44%
Not sure 10%

Q. If the general election for Congress were held today, and the candidates were Democrat David Min and Republican Mimi Walters, who would you vote for?
David Min 45%
Mimi Walters 44%
Not sure 11%

Q. Which party do you believe stands more on the side of working people, Democrats or Republicans?
Democrats 49%
Republicans 43%
Not sure 8%

Now I'm going to ask you about some proposals being offered by candidates for Congress. After each, please tell me if you support or oppose the proposal.

Q. Increase Social Security benefits and pay for that increase by having the wealthy pay the same rate into Social Security as everyoneelse.
Support 61%
Oppose 18%
Not sure 21%

Q. Allow the government to negotiate lower drug prices for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, which could save over a hundred billion dollars per year for taxpayers and seniors.
Support 77%
Oppose 10%
Not sure 13%

Q. Invest a trillion dollars to create millions of new good-paying jobs by investing in our roads, bridges, schools, clean water, and jobs of the future like solar and broadband.
Support 72%
Oppose 13%
Not sure 15%

Q. Create a publicly-owned not-for-profit pharmaceutical company to compete against private drug companies, to create more competition in the marketplace and stop big drug companies from jacking up prices for our seniors.
Support 61%
Oppose 22%
Not sure 17%

Q. Ensure that any student who graduates from a public college or university can graduate without debt -- through a combination of increasing Pell Grants for families, work-study for students, and federal aid to states to bring down costs at public schools.
Support 49%
Oppose 31%
Not sure 21%

Q. Enact strong new laws to reduce gun violence, including strong background checks and a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.
Support 70%
Oppose 21%
Not sure 9%

Q. Ensure that any parent who works full time receives a living wage so they can put food on the table and their family does not live in poverty.
Support 57%
Oppose 26%
Not sure 16%

Q. Save billions of dollars reversing tax cuts for the rich and eliminating tax loopholes for large corporations, and use that money to make long-term investments in rebuilding our roads, bridges, and schools.
Support 60%
Oppose 25%
Not sure 15%

Q. Overturn the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision and pass other laws to curb the influence of big-money in our politics.
Support 58%
Oppose 16%
Not sure 25%

Q. Enact strong consumer protections so families are not ripped off or thrown into debt by the fine print used by credit card companies, big banks, and predatory lenders.
Support 66%
Oppose 17%
Not sure 17%

Q. Fully investigate the Wall Street bankers who caused the financial meltdown, and if they broke the law, prosecute and jail them.
Support 76%
Oppose 11%
Not sure 13%

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