2005 – Regular Polling Yields Big Results – Everett School District

2005 – Regular Polling Yields Big Results – Everett School District

Through consistent and regular survey research (community perception surveys and benchmark bond/levy surveys) conducted by Nelson Research, Everett School District has been consistently successful in passing multiple money measures on the same ballot. In 2005, Everett SD not only won the renewal of their operating levy with a 58.7% yes vote, they also passed a…

2004 – Listening to Community Preference – Neah-Kah-Nie School District

2004 – Listening to Community Preference – Neah-Kah-Nie School District

Located along the Oregon coast, Neah-Kah-Nie School District is a small district with only 4,422 total registered voters. Through their survey research conducted by Nelson Research, they learned residents valued replacing old/outdated buildings and providing increased educational opportunities for students. Lesson Learned: By being willing to listen and respond to the community’s priorities and sell…

2002 – Collaborative Polling Works – City of Newberg / City of Dundee / Newberg School District / Chehalem Parks &  Recreation District / Yamhill County

2002 – Collaborative Polling Works – City of Newberg / City of Dundee / Newberg School District / Chehalem Parks & Recreation District / Yamhill County

To this day, one of the most interesting projects we’ve ever done. It is rare for government entities to come together collaboratively on a survey research project. It is even more uncommon when it comes to passing money measures. This, however, was exactly what happened here. Rather than compete on the ballot, they worked collaboratively…