NBC News/WSJ/Marist Poll

June 2016
California Questionnaire
Residents: n=2485, MOE +/- 2.0%
Registered Voters: n=1833, MOE +/- 2.3%
Likely Primary Voters: n=984, MOE +/- 3.1%
Potential Democratic Electorate: n=991, MOE +/- 3.1%
Likely Democratic Primary Voters: n=557, MOE +/- 4.2%
Screener
<Marist Poll Introduction> Are you 18 years of age or older?
Do you consider your permanent home address to be in California?
HH SELECTION – LANDLINE FRAME ONLY
GENDER GUESS
Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as
president?
REGISTERED VOTERS
Approve
Disapprove
Unsure
Total

June 2016
61
32
7
100
June 2016
61
28
10
100

RESIDENTS
Approve
Disapprove
Unsure
Total

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Jerry Brown is doing as governor?
REGISTERED VOTERS
Approve
Disapprove
Unsure
Total

June 2016
56
29
15
100
June 2016
54
26
19
100

RESIDENTS
Approve
Disapprove
Unsure
Total
If the 2016 Democratic presidential primary in California were held today,
whom would you support if the candidates are (including those who are
undecided yet leaning toward a candidate or voted absentee):
LIKELY DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY VOTERS
Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
Other
Undecided
Total

June 2016
49
47
1
3
100

POTENTIAL DEMOCRATIC ELECTORATE
Bernie Sanders
Hillary Clinton
Other
Undecided
Total

June 2016
48
47
2
3
100

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Would you say you strongly support <candidate>, somewhat support
<candidate>,* or do you think you might vote differently on Primary Day?
LIKELY DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY VOTERS WITH A CANDIDATE
PREFERENCE
Strongly support
Somewhat support
Might vote differently
Unsure
Total
POTENTIAL DEMOCRATIC ELECTORATE
WITH A CANDIDATE PREFERENCE
Strongly support
Somewhat support
Might vote differently
Unsure
Total

June 2016
72
24
4
1
100
June 2016
68
26
5
1
100

* including those who voted absentee
The June 7th California primary for U.S. Senate is an open primary, where
the candidates from all parties - Democrats, Republicans and others - are
listed together on the same ballot. Voters can choose one candidate from
any party. If the June 7th open primary for U.S. Senate were held today,
whom would you suport if the candidates are (including those who are
undecided yet leaning toward a candidate or voted absentee):
LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS
Kamala Harris, a Democrat
Loretta Sanchez, a Democrat
Tom Del Beccaro, a Republican
Ron Unz, a Republican
Duf Sundheim, a Republican
Other
Undecided
Total

June 2016
32
20
7
6
4
3
28
100

REGISTERED VOTERS
Kamala Harris, a Democrat
Loretta Sanchez, a Democrat
Tom Del Beccaro, a Republican
Ron Unz, a Republican
Duf Sundheim, a Republican
Other
Undecided
Total

2016 California primary for U.S. Senate including those who are undecided
yet leaning towards a candidate or voted absentee [if undecided/other:
Would you be more likely to vote for a Democrat or Republican?]
LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS
Kamala Harris, a Democrat
Loretta Sanchez, a Democrat
Tom Del Beccaro, a Republican
Ron Unz, a Republican
Duf Sundheim, a Republican
Undecided/Other Leaning Democrat
Undecided/Other Leaning Republican
Other
Undecided
Total
REGISTERED VOTERS
Kamala Harris, a Democrat
Loretta Sanchez, a Democrat
Tom Del Beccaro, a Republican
Ron Unz, a Republican
Duf Sundheim, a Republican
Undecided/Other Leaning Democrat
Undecided/Other Leaning Republican
Other
Undecided
Total

June 2016
37
19
8
5
5
3
24
100

June 2016
37
19
8
5
5
11
11
1
4
100
June 2016
32
20
7
6
4
12
11
1
6
100

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If the 2016 presidential election were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are:
June 2016
55

REGISTERED VOTERS
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat
Donald Trump, the Republican
Neither
Undecided
Total

31
8
6
100

If the 2016 presidential election were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are:
June 2016
62

REGISTERED VOTERS
Bernie Sanders, the Democrat
Donald Trump, the Republican
Neither
Undecided
Total

28
5
5
100

Would you vote for or vote against a California ballot initiative to legalize small amounts of marijuana
for recreational use?
June 2016
55

REGISTERED VOTERS
Vote for
Vote against
Unsure
Total

39
6
100

Are you male or female?
RESIDENTS

June 2016
49
51
100

REGISTERED VOTERS

June 2016
48
52
100

LIKELY PRIMARY VOTERS

June 2016
46
54
100

LIKELY DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY VOTERS

June 2016
46
54
100

Male
Female
Total

Male
Female
Total

Male
Female
Total

Male
Female
Total

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