2016 NFIB Oregon State Ballot Results

Date: January 11, 2016 Last Edit: January 19, 2016

NFIB thanks its members for taking the time to vote their Oregon ballot, the results from which will center our lobbying positions in Salem. This year’s ballot asked four questions.
1. Should Oregon raise the state minimum wage?
Yes–3 percent
No–94 percent                         
Und.–3 percent
2. Should Oregon allow cities and counties to enact their own minimum wage laws that raise local wages beyond the state minimum wage?
Yes–7 percent                           
No 89–percent                          
Und.–4 percent
3. Should Oregon require employers to provide hourly employees with work schedules at least two weeks in advance as well as require them to pay “predictability pay” if a work shift is changed or cancelled without proper notice?
Yes–5 percent                           
No–92 percent                          
Und.–3 percent
4. Should Oregon eliminate the current state estate tax and prohibit any future state and local taxes on estates and gifts from one family member to another member of the same family, including those gifts made during life or upon death?
Yes–88 percent
No–6 percent
Und.–6 percent
Every year the National Federation of Independent Business, America’s largest and leading small-business association, polls its members on state and national issues vital to their ability to own, operate and grow their enterprises. Results from the polls center NFIB’s lobbying positions in Washington, D.C. and in Salem. NFIB has 350,000 dues-paying members nationwide, including nearly 7,000 in Oregon. Results from the NFIB-member ballots are released after a statistically valid sample is reached.

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