Voters Listened to Governor on Props, Ignored Advice on Candidates
California’s two top opinion pollsters agreed Tuesday that voters listened to Governor Schwarzenegger when he talked about ballot propositions, but ignored his advice on which candidates to vote for.
Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Pollster Mark di Camillo with the Field Institute says that while successful on some fronts in California, the Governor’s last minute hop to Ohio on behalf of President Bush probably wasn’t a factor in that key state. CUT: DiCam16 :16 Di Camillo and Mark Baldassare, poll director for the Public Policy Institute of California, told the Sacramento Press Club that the governor’s most impressive feat was moving voter opinion in California thirty per cent to defeat Proposition 66, the Three Strikes reform initiative, during the last two weeks of the campaign. SOC