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Housing Affordability and Homelessness Remain Top Concerns in Washington State

High housing costs and their downstream impacts continue to be top of mind for Washingtonians. According to DHM’s most recent statewide survey in Washington, 28% of respondents believe that homelessness …

Tipping Culture in Washington

Washingtonians oppose automatic service charges and suggested tip amounts but tip their baristas more consistently than the rest of the country. DHM Research recently conducted a statewide survey to gauge …

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Oregonian Confidence in the Criminal Justice System and Local Police Departments from 2017 – 2023

This past December, DHM Research conducted the most recent wave of an ongoing survey among Oregonians to track and gauge public opinion across a variety of topics. This wave included …

To Teach, or Not to Teach? Washingtonians Weigh in on CRT and Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Classroom

Two social and academic fields—Critical Race Theory (CRT) and gender and sexuality studies—have become hot topics in public education discourse. Though these have been discussed nationally for some time, the …

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Politics May Be on Oregonians’ Minds, but It Is Not a Part of Their Identity

Throughout our research at DHM, we consistently hear concerns about party distrust and the growing political divide. As we head into a new year rife with ballot measures, new government, …

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Oregonians Remain Gloomy About the State’s Economic Conditions, While Most Feel Good About Their Personal Financial Situation.

Oregon’s Economic Conditions 2023 started with dire warnings about economic conditions in the United States, with many economists predicting a recession was a certainty. And yet, 2023 saw strong job …

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How Are Washingtonians Feeling Going Into 2024?

In December, DHM Research surveyed likely voters in Washingtonian to gauge public opinion across a variety of topics heading into 2024. Here are some of our key takeaways. A majority …

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Taking the Temperature on Jobs in Washington

DHM’s recent statewide poll dives deeper into the differences in values between different age groups in the workforce. The results indicate that as this new generation enters the working world, …

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Public Opinion in Washington – A Look at the Last 15 Years

DHM Research has conducted public opinion research in the Pacific Northwest for over 45 years. This past summer, DHM Research intern Jane Tang combed through, compiled, and analyzed data from …

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