California Democrats support the 06/28/12 Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act. California Republicans oppose the ruling. When the two groups are proportionally blended, the state of California splits: 44% support the ruling, 45% oppose, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KABC-TV Los Angeles, KPIX-TV San Francisco, KFSN-TV Fresno, and KGTV-TV San Diego.
- 48% in California say they expect the cost of health care to go up as a result of the decision.
- 38% in California say they expect the quality of their health care coverage to get worse as a result of the decision; 34% say it will stay about the same.
- Liberals say the Supreme Court of the United States has integrity. Conservatives say the Supreme Court lacks integrity.
SurveyUSA interviewed 675 California adults on 06/28/12. Of the adults, 514 were following news of the Supreme Court decision and were asked the substantive questions of the survey. 13% of the Californians interviewed do not currently have health insurance coverage. Among the small number who do not currently have health insurance, there is opposition by greater than 2:1 to a court ruling that, in effect, requires them to purchase coverage.