Professional Opinion Polling Services for

Governments

Resident & Community Surveys

A professional, thorough, easy, data-driven survey with strong engagement among hard-to-reach populations.

Ballot Measure
Surveys

The most statistically accurate and reliable voter opinion survey available measuring support and opposition for various government funding ballot measures.

Public Policy & Local Issue Surveys

A survey focused on measuring resident opinion of a specific policy issue such as affordable housing, transportation funding, or oil and gas development regulations.

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A Community Survey Your Residents Will Actually Enjoy

Have your heard? Most people would rather clean their bathroom than fill out a paper community survey. The print is too small to read without glasses, and a respondent’s hand cramps up by the second page. In addition, most people skip the open-ended questions because there is no room on the page. My friends, it’s 2023, not 1973.   

Stop frustrating your residents with paper surveys and hire Magellan Strategies for an in-depth, statistically accurate, demographically representative resident survey. Our utilization of technology facilitates a pleasant respondent experience that increases resident engagement and participation. Our staff of community survey experts will help you manage the most data-driven, engaging community survey your organization has ever put into the field.

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Example Resident Survey Questionnaire
View and download our example resident & community survey questionnaire.
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Example Resident Survey Presentation
View and download our example resident survey presentation.
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Resident & Community Survey Pricing

The Total Resident Survey

This resident survey has it all. Ask residents about every government service and service and department in your organization.
$15,000
  • 75 questions, including open-ended verbatim questions
  • We send up to 60,000 MMS text invitations
  • The number of interviews will range from 300 to 3,000
  • Survey deliverables are survey toplines, crosstabs, a presentation, verbatim responses, and a survey summary
  • A Spanish translation will add $1,100 to the cost
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The Condensed Resident Survey

This survey is condensed version of the Total Resident Survey.
$8,500
  • 25 questions, including open-ended verbatims
  • We send up to 25,000 MMS text invitations
  • The number of interviews will range from 300 to 3,000
  • Survey deliverables are survey toplines, crosstabs, a presentation, verbatim responses, and a survey summary
  • A Spanish translation will add $500 to the survey cost.

You Need Voters to Approve a Ballot Measure We Have You Covered

Governments Need to Tell Their Story to Voters About the Reasons Why New Funding is Needed

A ballot measure is more than just measuring voter support and opposition for a sales or property tax increase. The survey is the single best way a government organization can educate and inform their resident and voters about the reasons why new revenue is needed for core services, capital projects, an other needs.   

From years of experience, we believe a ballot measure asking voters to approve a tax increase for any purpose is more likely to pass if a survey is conducted. One primary reason being, informed voters, who trust their local government’s leadership, appreciate the information and can better rationalize the financial contribution they are making.     

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Example Ballot Measure Survey Questionnaire
View and download our example Public Safety Ballot Measure questionnaire for the City of Fountain, Colorado.
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Example Ballot Measure Survey Presentation
View and download our example ballot measure survey presentation.
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Ballot Measure Survey Pricing

The cost of a ballot measure survey is determined by many factors. This includes the number of questions, the number of interviews, and the method used to interview voters. Contact us today for a discussion about your ballot measure project. It's free and we will provide you with a complete proposal afterwards.
$15,000*
  • About 30 questions, including open-ended verbatims
  • The number of interviews will range from 300 to 3,000
  • Survey deliverables are survey toplines, crosstabs, a presentation, verbatim responses, and a survey summary
  • A Spanish translation will add $500 to the survey cost.
  • This amount is the average cost of a ballot measure survey