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  • GOP Senator's Stances May Woo Latinos

    Republicans fearful of political blowback if they support national immigration reform could learn from state Sen. Anthony Cannella - an antiabortion, evangelical Christian Republican who represents a Central California district where 45 percent of the voters are Latino. Read More

  • Poll Suggests Oregon's Measure 11 Still Popular With Voters

    In poll of 500 registered voters commissioned by Crime Victims United, which opposes removing mandatory minimum sentences, 72 percent of respondents opposed "reducing by half" the sentences for first-degree sex abuse, second-degree robbery and second-degree assault. Read More

  • GROW ELECT: Group polls Latinos in competitive districts

    ROW Elect, a Republican group trying to improve the party’s standing among Latino voters, released a poll Wednesday that shows that the GOP has its work cut out. Read More

  • Clark County - The Big Divide, Part 2: The Poll Results

    Clark County residents are deeply divided on the Columbia River Crossing, with neither supporters nor opponents claiming a clear majority of public opinion, according to a scientific poll commissioned by The Columbian earlier this month. A total of 46 percent of respondents said they support the CRC, with 45 percent against after being told the project’s cost and that users would pay a toll. The remaining 9 percent were undecided. Read More

  • New Poll Confirms Washington Voters Support Export Terminal Projects

    A new survey of Washington state voters confirms strong support for independent environmental review of each proposed bulk terminal export facility and the additional train and barge traffic that will come with expanded coal exports. Read More

  • Poll: Public land ‘essential’ to Idaho

    Voters say national forests have impact on economy, way of life. Ninety-seven percent of a group of Idaho voters told polling group Moore Information last month that public lands in forests, wildlife areas and parks are “an essential part of Idaho’s quality of life,” while 92 percent said public lands are essential to Idaho’s economy. Read More

  • Poll has C-Tran measure leading

    C-Tran’s Proposition 1 has found favor among nearly half of likely Clark County voters, according to a poll released Wednesday. Read More

  • New poll shows Romney, Flake losing leads in Arizona

    A new survey by a Republican polling firm shows tight races for U.S. president and U.S. Senate in Arizona. The Arizona survey by Portland, Ore.-based Moore Information gives Mitt Romney a 46 percent to 42 percent lead over President Barack Obama. Read More

  • Fight continues to preserve Gold Butte

    On a wall of layered sandstone 100 miles northeast of Las Vegas, an etching made by ancient hands shows the bright, white figure of a man frozen forever in midst of a fall. Read More

  • Poll Claims Widespread Support for Gold Butte NCA

    Kelly Middendorff, Vice President of Moore Information, a national polling and research firm, was joined today by tourism and business leaders in an analysis of results from a recent survey of southern Nevadans on support for the protection and accessibility of Gold Butte, located between the Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument in Arizona, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area, just south of the City of Mesquite. Nevada’s Congressional leaders are evaluating potential legislation that would designate Gold Butte as a National Conservation Area. Read More

  • 86% of Voters Read LOCAL Newspapers

    A new survey of U.S. voters’ media use demonstrates the advantages newspaper media hold in connecting political advertisers — election campaigns and issues advocates — with registered voters, the group most likely to vote. Results of this study confirm results of similar studies done in the past few years. The American Voters Media Use Study, conducted by Moore Information, Read More

  • 60% Support charter Schools

    A statewide poll released by Washington Policy Center shows a strong majority, 60%, of Washingtonians support changing state law to allow charter public schools, and 64% say they support allowing low-income and minority children in urban neighborhoods to attend such schools. Read More

  • Groups Consider Trying to Put Charter-School Initiative on Ballot

    As prospects for a bill allowing charter schools dims in the Washington Legislature, some in the so-called "education reform" movement are considering compromise options or again asking the voters about it. Read More

  • Why Newspaper Advertising Still Matters

    Convinced that fewer and fewer voters are turning to newspapers? Think again. Read More

  • Poll Suggests Majority of Idahoans Favorable to Liquor Privatization

    Though state lawmakers and Gov. Butch Otter haven't been enthusiastic about the idea of privatizing state liquor sales thus far, a new poll commissioned by the Northwest Grocery Association shows a majority of Idahoans favoring the idea. The statewide poll, which queried 500 Idahoans and had a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percent, was conducted Jan. 9-11 by Moore Information of Portland, Ore. Read More