Final Report: What’s Next California? A California Statewide Deliberative Poll for California’s Future

Participants showed overwhelming support for initiative process reforms that would empower voters to better understand the consequences of initiatives they are asked to evaluate, and showed little interest in options that would have enabled the Legislature to affect their content in any way. PDF

Final Report: By the People – Hard Times, Hard Choices – Michigan Residents Deliberate

As Michiganders confronted the budget crisis and the demands on scarce state resources, they moved strongly to support increases in certain taxes and decreases in others. They also held the line on essential services but expressed increased willingness to pay for them. PDF