Californians will gather for the first statewide Deliberative Poll on June 24-26, 2011 in Torrance (Los Angeles County). A randomly-selected and represenative sample of 300 people will determine what political changes the public would support, and which ones it wouild not, if everyone had good information and the opportunity to consider it carefully.
Judy Woodruff of the PBS NewsHour will moderate the questioning of experts by the citizen participants and anchor a documentary report on the event that will be broadcast in California by PBS.
To learn more, visit What's Next California.
Or read Californians brainstorm state's political issues from the San Francisco Chronicle.