Each year in March (apart from the chaotic month of March 2020) DHM Research asks Oregonians questions about their perceptions of the environment in anticipation of Earth Day. In this year's survey, we find that perceptions of climate change have changed little despite a historic wildfire … [Read more...] about Climate Change Changes Few Minds
COVID-19 hasn't slowed down the Oregon Legislature. Zoom hearings and all, legislators a deep into policy debates. For our March 2021 survey, DHM Research checked in with Oregonians about some of the issues that the Legislature is considering. We also asked how Oregonians are feeling about the … [Read more...] about Oregonians Weigh in on Legislative Policy, COVID-19 Vaccinations, and School Re-Openings
DHM/OVBC Survey Results November 9, 2020 Although the divisive 2020 election may be over and there are just a few weeks left in a year of unprecedented challenges, don’t assume it is going to be smooth sailing for Oregon in 2021. A recent poll found 80% of Oregonians are ending the year worried … [Read more...] about Numbers Suggest Choppy Waters Ahead for Addressing Oregon’s Challenges
Homelessness is an important and urgent concern among Oregonians across the state. Fully half of Oregonians believe leaders should make solving homelessness their top priority and they place responsibility squarely on the shoulders of local and state government leaders. The public views mental … [Read more...] about Oregonians Across State View Homelessness as a Top Priority
Reports of warmer weather, rising sea levels, and the increase of extreme natural events have all been indicators of global climate change. However, many people continue to question whether there is enough evidence to support the claim that climate change exists. Regardless of people's view on … [Read more...] about A Change We Aren’t Prepared For
These findings come from a DHM Research (DHM) and Oregon Values and Beliefs Center (OVBC) online survey conducted from October 1 to October 6, 2020 about a variety of issues including COVID-19, climate change, homelessness, and public finance and taxation. Quality control measures were taken … [Read more...] about Oregonians’ Outlook on Public Finances and Taxation
DHM Survey Results September 11, 2020 From September 3 to 8, 2020, DHM Research conducted a survey of Oregon voters. The purpose of the survey was to assess values and beliefs related to the presidential election, ongoing protests across the country and in Portland, and COVID-19. This is the second … [Read more...] about Joe Biden leads by 12-points among Oregon voters. Worry about COVID-19 spread remains high.