American National Election Studies (NES) - Produces high quality data on voting, public opinion, and political participation that serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers and journalists concerned with the theoretical and empirical foundations of mass politics in a democratic society.
Angus Reid Institute - A national, not-for-profit, non-partisan public opinion research organization established to enhance understanding of issues and trends affecting economic, social, governance, philanthropy, public administration, domestic and foreign policy in Canada
BVA - Marketing and opinon polls, the 4th largest research agency in France.
Edison Research - Edison Research conducts market research and exit polling, providing strategic information for businesses and media organizations worldwide. Edison Research has been the sole provider of exit poll information to the six major news organizations - ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, NBC and the Associated Press - since 2003.
Ekos - Conducts research across Canada and around the world.
Field Research Corporation/Field Poll - Expertise in questionnaire design, survey data collection and specialized capabilities such as analysis for legal cases, expert testimony in court, and Hispanic and Asian-language interviewing. Independent and non-partisan media-sponsored public opinion news service. The Field Poll was established in 1947 as The California Poll by Mervin Field and has operated continuously as an independent, non-partisan, media-sponsored public opinion news service. Each year the poll covers a wide range of political and social topics examining California public opinion. Surveys are made at frequent intervals throughout the year. Continuing measures are made of voter support for leading political figures vying for major state and federal offices, job ratings of important political figures and reactions to significant political events. Voter awareness, understanding and predispositions of major campaign issues and salient statewide ballot propositions are also tracked over time. The Field Poll currently issues forty to fifty reports per year. Each report consists of 3-10 pages of text and statistical data, and includes a background section providing details about the interviewing method, sample size, question wording and other technical data. Also see Latest Poll / Poll Archive and Field Poll Overview.
Financial Trust Index - The Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index is a measure of confidence Americans have in the private institutions in which they can invest their money. It is calculated quarterly on a sample of 1,000 American adults (see representative sample).
Gallup - One of the world's largest management consulting firms. Gallup's core expertise is in measuring and understanding human attitudes and behavior. Gallup also conducts The Gallup Poll, a leading source of public opinion since 1935. See Resources page.
GlobeScan - Supplier of custom public opinion and stakeholder research services focused on corporate reputation and issues management.
Institute for Research in Social Science (IRSS)/Odum Institute - The Odum Institute maintains one of the oldest and largest archives of machine-readable data in the U.S. Its Louis Harris Data Center is the exclusive national repository for Louis Harris public opinion data. The Institute has an extensive collection of U.S. Census data, including one of the most complete holdings for 1970 Census files. The Institute maintains a web-based computer-searchable catalog of the more than 2,800 studies and series in its data holdings.
Ipsos North America - A leading global survey-based market research group. offering offers a full suite of research services, guided by industry experts and bolstered by advanced analytics and methodologies in advertising, marketing, public opinion, media and customer loyalty research, as well as forecasting and modeling. Also see the Ipsos News & Polls.
Kaiser Polls - Key tracking information on public opinion about health care topics to journalists, policymakers and the general public.
Knowledge Networks - Product development, media planning, public opinion research consumer information company.
Latinobarómetro Corporation - A private non-profit organization, based in Santiago, Chile, that is responsible for carrying out the Latinobarómetro survey and for distributing the data. Latinobarómetro is an annual public opinion survey that involves some 19,000 interviews in 18 Latin American countries, representing more than 400 million inhabitants.
Levada-Center - A Russian non-governmental research organization. The Center regularly conducts sociological research. Levada-Center is one of the largest Russian centers in the field.
National Council on Public Polls (NCPP) - An association of polling organizations established in 1969. Its mission is to set the highest professional standards for public opinion pollsters, and to advance the understanding, among politicians, the media and general public, of how polls are conducted and how to interpret poll results.
New America Media - Through its quarterly multilingual polling initiative, NAM is driving home the point that to track public opinion in the United States without accessing immigrant, ethnic and non-English speaking communities is to discount the voice of a large segment of the population. In states like California where minority populations have become the new majority, accessing these opinions is more vital than ever.
Grove Insight - Extensive experience in all facets of the survey process -- from designing questionnaires to moderating focus groups, from analyzing survey data to reporting on results in a way that is most useful to our clients and developing sound strategy recommendations.
Mellman Group - Provides opinion research and strategic advice to political leaders, government agencies, and corporations.
National Annenberg Election Survey (NAES) - The survey examines a wide range of political attitudes about candidates, issues and the traits Americans want in a President. It also has a particular emphasis on the effects of media exposure - campaign commercials and news from radio, television and newspapers. Additionally, it measures the effects and other kinds of political communication, from conversations at home and on the job to various efforts by campaigns to influence potential voters.
National Election Exit Poll - Edison Research is the exclusive provider of the National Election Exit Polls to the major U.S. television news networks and the Associated Press. When you watch TV on election night and you hear projections of the results or analysis about who voted for whom - it comes from Edison's Exit Polls.
PollingReport - Features national poll highlights. Additional data - including state-by-state presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial polls - plus analyses by leading pollsters, are available to subscribers.
Princeton Survey Research Center - Poll and survey findings and data. Foundations, government sources, statistical, demographic, and social science archives. Survey research centers, market research, associations and organizations.
Public Citizen Litigation Group FOIA Assistance - Provides comprehensive assistance to other non-profit organizations seeking government-held information. The Clinic provides direct litigation assistance to public interest organizations, particularly those that have substantive expertise in their area but lack substantial FOIA litigation experience. The Clinic also collects and analyzes information about recent FOIA litigation conducted by public interest organizations to identify and address common FOIA problems.
Public Opinion Quarterly - University of Chicago Press. A leading interdisciplinary journal for practitioners and academicians studying the development and role of communication research, current public opinion, as well as the theories and methods underlying opinion research. Such methods include survey validity, questionnaire construction, interviewing and interviewers, sampling strategy, mode of administration, and analytic approaches.
Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) - In April 1998, the institute launched the PPIC Statewide Survey with the purpose of providing independent, objective, nonpartisan information on the social, economic, and political attitudes and policy preferences underlying ballot choices in statewide races and citizens' initiatives.
Public Policy Polling (PPP) - Employs Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology to poll quickly, cost-effectively, accurately. Conducts surveys for politicians and political organizations, unions, consultants, and businesses. View our client list. In addition to surveys, PPP provides automated message delivery services (robocalls).
Public Religion Research Institute - A nonprofit, nonpartisan research and education organization dedicated to work at the intersection of religion, values, and public life.
Quinnipiac University Polling Institute - Regularly surveys residents in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and nationwide about political races, state and national elections, and issues of public concern, such as schools, taxes, transportation, municipal services, and the environment.
Rasmussen Reports - Polling on the U.S. Presidential race, updating its Presidential Tracking Poll each day at noon Eastern.
Retro Poll - Designs and performs opinion polls that look at the relationship between public knowledge and public opinion. For now Retro Poll is limiting its subjects to highly controversial issues of national and international importance, such as the War on Terrorism, the Middle East, the Death Penalty, and a National Health Care system.
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research - Curbing the distortion of the public's voice as it is expressed through polls, and affirming responsible and imaginative applications of good survey work, are core tenets of the Roper Center's mission. Survey data housed in the Center's extensive archive are made accessible to academic and policy researchers, the press, business, and others who are interested in poll findings.
World Public Opinion (WPO) - The Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) launched WorldPublicOpinion.org (WPO) in January 2006 to provide a source of in-depth information and analysis on public opinion from around the world on international issues.
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