|August 10, 2022|
Poll: Partisan difference on marijuana initiative
SAN FRANCISCO - The latest Field Poll finds likely voters are lining up against Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization initiative, by a narrow 48% to 44% margin.
Prop. 19 would allow people 21 years or older to possess, cultivate or transport marijuana for personal use and permit local governments to regulate and tax its commercial production and sales.
There are large partisan differences in voting preferences on Prop. 19. While Democrats are backing it 53% to 38%, a two-to-one majority of Republicans (63% to 31%) are opposed.
There is majority support for Prop. 19ís among voters in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. Los Angeles County voters are about evenly divided. However, in all other regions of the state sentiment is running against Prop. 19 by margins ranging from six to eighteen percentage points. (INT)
Story Date: July 13, 2010