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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
to All Oregonians

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

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

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OPINION POLL

After the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent protests, fifty-five percent of Oregonians talked wth family and friends about social justice.

OPINION POLL

To curb their CO2 emmissions after the pandemic, Oregonians believe they are very likely to

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November 25, 2020

Crisis in the Streets: Addressing Homelessness in Oregon

The homelessness crisis in Oregon has reached a tipping point. Residents weigh in on the issue and how the state can address it.

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November 10, 2020

Uncertain Unity: Oregon’s Divided State of Mind

Post-election Oregon is divided more than ever, but common ground is there. Let’s find a way to move forward, together.

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October 13, 2020

Show Me the Money: Funding Public Services in Oregon

Do we pay too much in state taxes? We asked Oregonians which publicly funded services they support.

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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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