CaliforniaChoices.org is a nonpartisan clearinghouse for election information produced by Next 10 and was founded to help inform voters of state governance reform issues to enable more Californians to participate in the public conversation about how we can get our state back on track. Our original advisors that helped to launch California Choices included (individuals listed with their organizations at the time):


  • Kim Alexander: California Voter Foundation
  • David Brady: Hoover Institution
  • Jack Citrin: Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley
  • Mark DiCamillo: Field Poll
  • Efrain Escobedo: Los Angeles County Registrar’s Office
  • Kathay Feng: California Common Cause
  • Leif Wellington Haase: New America Foundation
  • Janis R. Hirohama: League of Women Voters of California
  • Jim Mayer: California Forward
  • Dan Mazmanian: University of Southern California
  • Lenny Mendonca: Bay Area Council
  • Dan Schnur: Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley


Next 10 is an independent, nonpartisan organization that educates, engages and empowers Californians to improve the state’s future.  Next 10 is focused on innovation and the intersection between the economy, the environment, and quality of life issues for all Californians.  We provide critical data to help inform the state’s efforts to grow the economy and reduce global warming.

Since 2005, Next 10 has been able to provide Californians with the online California Budget Challenge that has been educating residents on the tough trade-offs involved in balancing the state budget.


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