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Kaiser Family Foundation/Field Institute Survey of Californians on the Health Care Initiatives, Propositions 214 and 216

Results of two surveys that track Californian’s knowledge of the two initiatives on the California Ballot, Propositions 214 and 216 (also known as the Patient Protection Acts) and attitudes towards them as the debate unfolds. The surveys were conducted from August 14-21, 1996 and from September 23-30, 1996. Also included with this material is data on how much is being spent on television advertising for and against the propositions and who is being reached by the ads. The material was released at a briefing held for journalists in San Francisco, California on October 10, 1996.