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November 14, 2016

Bright Spots from Election Night

As we reflect on what happened on the national stage, the Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates opinion research team is honored to have worked with committed and hard-working campaigns that provided bright spots at the state and local levels.

Electing Leaders
Voters sent several of our clients to Congress, including:

  • Patty Murray (WA)
  • Earl Blumenauer (OR 3)
  • Lou Correa (CA 46)
  • Suzan DelBene (WA 1)
  • Jared Huffman (CA 2)
  • Ro Khanna (CA 17)
  • Derek Kilmer (WA 6)
  • Rick Larsen (WA 2)
  • Grace Napolitano (CA 32)
  • Jimmy Panetta (CA 20)
  • Rick Schrader (OR 5)

Nearly a dozen clients are heading to Sacramento to represent their constituents in the Capitol, including:

  • Bill Dodd (SD 3)
  • Cathleen Galgiani (SD 5)
  • Scott Weiner (SD 11)
  • Jim Beall (SD 15)
  • Anthony Portantino (SD 25)
  • Steven Bradford (SD 35)
  • Marc Berman (AD 24)
  • Ash Kalra (AD 27)
  • Anna Caballero (AD 30)
  • Raul Bocanegra (AD 39)
  • Blanca Rubio (AD 48)

Over the past two years, we worked to elect Darrell Steinberg (Sacramento), Ben McAdams (Salt Lake County) and Greg Stanton (Phoenix) as mayors. In the Pacific Northwest, we congratulate Hilary Franz, Washington’s next commissioner of public lands, and Tobias Read, Oregon’s next state treasurer.

Rep. Janice Hahn won her campaign for Los Angeles County Supervisor with FM3’s research.

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August 4, 2016

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Survey Key Findings

More than three in five voters support authorizing medical marijuana in Arkansas.

Click here to read: Arkansas Medical Marijuana Survey – Key Findings

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April 6, 2016

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Survey on Los Angeles County Quality of Life

Los Angeles County Quality of Life Survey published in the Los Angeles Times.
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-ucla-survey-20160406-story.html

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November 17, 2015

FM3 Research shows support among African Americans for Clean Power

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April 15, 2015

Dave Metz published on The Hill

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April 15, 2015

FM3 Poll on Chewing Tobacco Ban Featured in SF Chronicle

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January 26, 2015

FM3 Announces an opening for Researcher-Oakland

The Opportunity

Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) is looking for a Researcher to join our team. This is a full-time position in our Oakland office.

The Company

FM3 has specialized in public policy-oriented opinion research since 1981 and offers a wide range of opinion research, communications strategy and consulting services to assist political candidates (Democratic or non-partisan), ballot measure committees, private sector corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

On an annual basis, our 22-person company (with offices in Oakland, Santa Monica and Madison, Wisconsin) conducts as many as three hundred surveys and one hundred and fifty focus groups, frequently focusing on issues of major economic and social concern, including environmental quality; natural resource conservation; energy development; transportation planning and finance; health care; public finance; growth and property development, and the implications of public policy for ethnic and other demographic groups such as children and the elderly.

Examples of our recent electoral work during the November 2014 election include the winning campaigns of Governor John Kitzhaber in Oregon, six members of Congress, and seven members of the California State Legislature; nine successful statewide ballot measure campaigns (including Florida Amendment 1 – the largest conservation finance measure in the history of the United States – and measures in Oregon and Washington, D.C.

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January 26, 2015

FM3 Announces an opening for Research Associate-Oakland/Santa Monica

The Opportunity

Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) is looking for a Research Associate to join our team. This is intended to be a full-time position in our Oakland office, though candidates interested in working out of our Santa Monica office may also apply.

The Company

FM3 has specialized in public policy-oriented opinion research since 1981 and offers a wide range of opinion research, communications strategy and consulting services to assist political candidates (Democratic or non-partisan), ballot measure committees, private sector corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

On an annual basis, our 22-person company (with offices in Oakland, Santa Monica and Madison, Wisconsin) conducts as many as three hundred surveys and one hundred and fifty focus groups, frequently focusing on issues of major economic and social concern, including environmental quality; natural resource conservation; energy development; transportation planning and finance; health care; public finance; growth and property development, and the implications of public policy for ethnic and other demographic groups such as children and the elderly.

Examples of our recent electoral work during the November 2014 election include the winning campaigns of Governor John Kitzhaber in Oregon, six members of Congress, and seven members of the California State Legislature; nine successful statewide ballot measure campaigns (including Florida Amendment 1 – the largest conservation finance measure in the history of the United States – and measures in Oregon and Washington, D.C.

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January 26, 2015

FM3 Announces an opening for Business Development Associate-Santa Monica/Oakland

The Opportunity

Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) is looking for a Business Development Associate to join our team. This is intended to be a full-time position in our Santa Monica office, though candidates interested in working out of our Oakland office may also apply.

The Company

FM3 has specialized in public policy-oriented opinion research since 1981 and offers a wide range of opinion research, communications strategy and consulting services to assist political candidates (Democratic or non-partisan), ballot measure committees, private sector corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

On an annual basis, our 22-person company (with offices in Oakland, Santa Monica and Madison, Wisconsin) conducts as many as three hundred surveys and one hundred and fifty focus groups, frequently focusing on issues of major economic and social concern, including environmental quality; natural resource conservation; energy development; transportation planning and finance; health care; public finance; growth and property development, and the implications of public policy for ethnic and other demographic groups such as children and the elderly.

Examples of our recent electoral work during the November 2014 election include the winning campaigns of Governor John Kitzhaber in Oregon, six members of Congress, and seven members of the California State Legislature; nine successful statewide ballot measure campaigns (including Florida Amendment 1 – the largest conservation finance measure in the history of the United States – and measures in Oregon and Washington, D.C.

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August 6, 2014

CLOSED-FM3 Announces Position For An Administrative Assistant in Oakland

The Opportunity

Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our team. This is a full-time position in our Oakland office.

The Company

FM3, a California “S” corporation with offices in Oakland, Santa Monica and Madison, Wisconsin, has specialized in public policy-oriented opinion research since 1981. FM3 offers a wide range of opinion research, communications strategy and consulting services to assist political candidates (Democratic or non-partisan), ballot measure committees, private sector corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies.

On an annual basis, our 22-person company conducts as many as three hundred surveys and one hundred and fifty focus groups, frequently focusing on issues of major economic and social concern, including environmental quality; natural resource conservation; energy development; transportation planning and finance; health care; public finance; growth and property development, and the implications of public policy for ethnic and other demographic groups such as children and the elderly.

Consequently, FM3 employees are provided with a unique, behind-the-scenes view into how public policy and political decisions are made, and a richer understanding of high-profile political campaigns at the local, state and national level.

Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant will handle a variety of administrative and office management tasks in our seven-person Oakland office and work closely with the Administrative Assistant in our Santa Monica office.  Specific responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the office
  • Fielding telephone calls
  • Maintaining supplies of stationary, equipment, and other office materials
  • Sending out and receiving mail and packages
  • Managing general filing systems
  • Printing and binding reports
  • Data entry

Additionally, 25 percent of their time will be dedicated to assisting FM3’s Controller with similar administrative tasks.  These tasks will include:

  • Processing and filing accounts payable and receivable documentation
  • Filing contracts
  • Assisting with the mailing of weekly vendor checks
  • Processing expenses reports

Requirements

  • A friendly and outgoing personality
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Scrupulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Candidates must have a strong character and the ability to excel in a dynamic team environment

 Compensation and Benefits

The position will offer a competitive compensation package (including annual individual and company performance-based bonuses) and full benefits, including health insurance and company contributions to 401k.

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