The Bridge by OR360 – Ep. 26, Amaury Vogel with the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center

Published on October 13, 2021

Amaury Vogel is the Associate Executive Director of the the Oregon Values & Beliefs Center (OVBC). OVBC is an innovative organization that provides public opinion research for free to policymakers, news organizations, and the general public. In this episode we talk about how polling works (and why sometimes it doesn’t work), and we discuss what makes OVBC unique.

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Survey: Oregonians split on whether state is on ‘right track’

Published on October 5, 2021

While half of Oregonians say the state is headed in the wrong direction, views on the state’s economy have improved in recent months.

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Poll: 66% of Oregonians predict unstoppable climate change

Published on September 24, 2021

Pessimistic point of view espoused by the two-thirds of Oregonians who believe there’s a slight chance, or no chance at all, that humans can solve climate change.

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EDITORIAL: The unvaccinated prolong the pain

Published on September 18, 2021

The county’s 62% vaccination rate places us in the top half of Oregon counties and above the national mark. We should try to keep that progress in mind as we watch with frustration while the unvaccinated prolong the pain.

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Oregonians are pessimistic about solving climate change, survey finds

Published on September 15, 2021

Oregonians are pessimistic about solving the worsening homelessness crisis and climate change, according to a recent statewide survey by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.

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One in five Oregonians not planning to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to new survey

Published on September 14, 2021

One in five Oregon adults say they are not planning to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a new survey of Oregonians by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.

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Guest column: Improving quality of life should be priority for state’s leaders

Published on September 4, 2021

Once Oregon’s leaders embrace the people’s desire for substantial action on homelessness and housing affordability, they’ll be better able to earn the people’s trust in making big decisions.

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Poll Shows Oregonians Widely Concerned About Water Management

Published on August 18, 2021

Even people living in cities in the region have been asked to conserve water in the drought. For many of us, it’s still there when we turn the tap, but it’s also a cause for concern.

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Oregon Values and Beliefs Center Findings: Right Track or Wrong Direction, Prioritizing Challenges, and Environmental Protections

Published on June 3, 2021

Is Oregon headed in the right direction or on the wrong track, which challenges are most important for leaders to address, and where do Oregonians stand on environmental protections?

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Survey: Most Oregonians concerned about water management

Published on August 3, 2021

Seven out of 10 Oregonians are concerned about how the state’s groundwater and surface water are being managed.

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