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Giving Voice
to All Oregonians

INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

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Giving Voice
to All Oregonians

INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

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Giving Voice
to All Oregonians

INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

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Giving Voice
to All Oregonians

INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

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Giving Voice
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INDEPENDENT, NONPARTISAN OPINION RESEARCH
ENGAGE, LISTEN, UNDERSTAND, INFORM

Let’s Work Together

A democracy is nothing without the voices of its people, and OVBC is here to give you the megaphone. Help make Oregon a better place for all of us when you participate in our monthly research studies. Earn rewards and share your views. Be heard. Be loud. It’s time to become a united state.

OPINION POLL

As a measure to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, 72% of Oregonians think it is important to work with willing landowners to voluntarily and permanently conserve the natural resources of their land. Read more here.

OPINION POLL

Are we spending too much on public services? Thirty-one percent of Oregonians think so and believe taxes should be reduced.
Read more here.

OPINION POLL

When difficult decisions about teacher layoffs have to be made, 82% of Oregonians think teachers should be retained based on their performance in student academic growth, rather than how many years they have been teaching.
Read more here.

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March 27, 2021

Oregonians in Their Own Communities

How Oregonians feel in relation to their communities, including whether they can have an impact, leadership, and who they trust.

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March 22, 2021

In Their Own Words: Bold Goals for Our State and Our Communities

Oregonians share, in their own words, the bold goals they would like to see achieved in their state or in their community.

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March 20, 2021

COVID-19 Changes: The New Normal or Only Temporary?

COVID-19 has changed many aspects of everyday life. Which of these changes will be permanent, which ones will be temporary, and which simply won’t happen?

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In my work with communities and organizations throughout Oregon, the glue that brings people together comes from getting them to talk about what they really care about. When people share what they value, then the conversations about issues totally change because they start from a common language rather than from difference. Values matter.
Rex Burkholder, Author of The Activist’s ToolKit
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The research is so important because it speaks to the heart of Oregon and Oregonians. It’s not about voters or likely voters. It’s about community change and how we create it.
Dee Anne Everson, CEO/Executive Director, United Way of Jackson County
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Oregon values and beliefs research has been the single most valuable tool in helping us meet our mission to get people talking with each other and hearing each other’s perspectives.
Adam Davis, Executive Director, Oregon Humanities

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