CA-49 Polling

Poll conducted for the Progressive Change Campaign Committee by Public Policy Polling, 282 registered voters in CA-49 surveyed Feb. 20-21, 2018. MOE +/-5.8%. Donate to support our polling here.

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of President Donald Trump’s job performance?
Approve 44%
Disapprove 55%
Not sure 1%

Q. If the general election for Congress were held today, and the candidates were Democrat Mike Levin and Republican Rocky Chavez, who would you be more likely to vote for?
Mike Levin 47%
Rocky Chavez 39%
Not sure 13%

Q. Which party do you believe stands more on the side of working people, Democrats or Republicans?
Democrats 50%
Republicans 43%
Not sure 7%

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 it. Here’s the first one:

Q. Increase Social Security benefits and pay for that increase by having the wealthy pay the same rate into Social Security as everyone else.
Support 58%
Oppose 17%
Not sure 25%

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 82%
Oppose 7%
Not sure 11%

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 71%
Oppose 11%
Not sure 18%

Q. Enact a national health plan in which all Americans would get their insurance through an expanded, universal form of Medicare.
Support 51%
Oppose 34%
Not sure 14%

Q. Give all Americans the choice of buying health insurance through Medicare or private insurers, which would provide competition for insurance companies and more options for consumers.
Support 67%
Oppose 15%
Not sure 18%

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 58%
Oppose 20%
Not sure 22%

Q. Provide federal financial assistance to states to make public colleges and universities more affordable, so that all students have access to debt-free college education in America.
Support 51%
Oppose 31%
Not sure 17%

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 61%
Oppose 24%
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 56%
Oppose 18%
Not sure 26%

Q. Protect Net Neutrality, the rule that protects equal access to the Internet, so that your phone or cable company cannot pick which websites work fast or slowly on your computer based on which company pays them the most money.
Support 75%
Oppose 13%
Not sure 11%

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 11%
Not sure 23%

Q. Fully investigate the Wall Street bankers who caused the financial meltdown, and if they broke the law, prosecute and jail them.
Support 77%
Oppose 7%
Not sure 16%

Q. Fully investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election, and if any Americans broke the law, prosecute and jail them.
Support 69%
Oppose 23%
Not sure 8%


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