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01introduction - POL 104 POL 104 California Politics...

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Unformatted text preview: POL 104 POL 104 California Politics California Politics Introduction Introduction June 26, 2007 June 26, 2007 Today’s Topics Today’s Topics Course introduction Course introduction Some basic facts about CA Some basic facts about CA CA’s conflicted voters CA’s conflicted voters Today’s Topics Today’s Topics Course introduction Course introduction Some basic facts about CA Some basic facts about CA CA’s conflicted voters CA’s conflicted voters Today’s Topics Today’s Topics Course introduction Course introduction Some basic facts about CA Some basic facts about CA CA’s conflicted voters CA’s conflicted voters California Is California Is Huge and growing Huge and growing California’s Population, 1940-2007 California’s Population, 1940-2007 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 2007: 37,662,518 2007: 37,662,518 California & the U.S. California & the U.S. 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 Population Comparisons, 2000 Population Comparisons, 2000 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 California Texas New York Florida Illinois Pennsylvania Ohio Michigan New Jersey Georgia North Carolina Virginia Massachusetts Indiana Washington Tennessee Missouri Wisconsin Maryland Arizona Millions World Pop. Comparison, 2004 World Pop. Comparison, 2004 200 400 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 China Brazil Japan Vietnam Turkey United Kingdom Ukraine Spain California Morocco Millions of People Tanzania Poland California would have ranked 33rd (out of 192) in the world in 2004. World Population Comparison World Population Comparison 50 100 150 200 Brazil Russia Japan Mexico Vietnam Egypt Turkey Thailand United Kingdom Italy Ukraine South Africa Spain Argentina California Kenya Morocco Afghanistan Millions of People, 2004 Country GDP, 2004 Country GDP, 2004 Rank Country GDP ($ billions) 1 U.S.A. (includes CA) $11,668 2 Japan $4,623 3 Germany $2,714 4 U.K. $2,141 5 France $2,003 6 Italy $1,672 7 China (excludes Hong Kong) $1,649 8 California $1,551 9 Spain $981 10 Canada $980 Country GDP, 2004 Country GDP, 2004 $0 $2,000 $4,000 $6,000 $8,000 $10,000 $12,000 $14,000 U.S.A. Japan Germany U.K. France Italy China California Spain Canada India Korea, Mexico Australia Brazil Russian Netherlands Switzerland Belgium Sweden Turkey Austria Indonesia Saudi Norway California & the OECD, 2003 California & the OECD, 2003 $0 $2,000 $4,000 $6,000 $8,000 $10,000 United States Japan Germany United France Ireland Italy California Canada Spain Mexico Korea, South Australia Netherlands Switzerland Belgium Sweden Austria Turkey Norway Denmark Poland Greece Finland Portugal Czech Hungary New Zealand Slovakia Luxembourg Iceland GDP, Billions Governments Governments 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 Illinois Pennsylvania Texas California Kansas Ohio Minnesota Missouri New York Indiana Wisconsin Michigan Nebraska North Dakota Iowa Colorado South Dakota Oklahoma Washington Arkansas Georgia Kentucky Oregon New Jersey Florida 58 Counties 475 Municipal governments ~1,100 School systems ~2,800 Special districts State & Local FTEs/10,000 People...
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