Public Agenda

Methodology: Testing the Waters


"Testing the Waters" is based on 900 survey interviews with Californian local public officials conducted from July 10 to August 23, 2012, via mail and online. The survey was preceded by four focus groups and 12 in-depth qualitative interviews with Californian local public officials. This document provides detailed information on the study’s methodology and data analysis as well as the full survey results for the project.

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