California Voters on State Spending and High-Speed Rail

Posted by on Sep 28, 2011

California Voters Disapprove of How Sacramento Spends Their Tax Dollars, Voters Sour on High-Speed Rail

Our recent research revealed that of California voters, a sizable majority (66.4%) disapproves of the way that California’s state government spends their tax dollars.

When asked how they would prefer that state government spending was prioritized given limited state funds, voters overwhelmingly selected Education, Public Safety and Health/Social Services. High-speed rail between Los Angeles and San Francisco ranks last.

When put to the test, 62.4% would vote to stop California’s high speed rail (HSR) project.

Read the full report here.