Partners and VPs

Nine partners and two Vice Presidents conduct research throughout the country on a wide array of campaigns and issues.

Robert Blizzard (VA)ContactBack to top

Robert Blizzard is a Partner at Public Opinion Strategies, a national political and public affairs research firm described by The New York Times as "the leading Republican polling company" in the country. Described as a “blue-chip” name in Washington by Politico, Blizzard has been recognized as one of DC’s most influential Republicans under the age of 35, and was named a “Rising Star” by Campaigns & Elections Magazine.

Glen Bolger (VA)ContactBack to top

Glen Bolger is one of the Republican Party's leading political strategists and pollsters. He is a partner and co-founder of Public Opinion Strategies, a national political and public affairs survey research firm whose clients include leading political figures, Fortune 500 companies, and major associations. Public Opinion Strategies has 13 U.S. Senators, six Governors, and more than 65 Members of Congress as clients.

Elizabeth Harrington (PA)ContactBack to top

Elizabeth Harrington is a partner at Public Opinion Strategies. Since joining the firm in 1998, the major focus of Elizabeth's work has been public affairs and public policy research, managing over 25 million dollars of both qualitative and quantitative research projects. During Elizabeth's tenure at Public Opinion Strategies, she has been promoted from Project Director to Senior Project Director to Vice President to Partner.

Patrick Lanne (NY)ContactBack to top

Patrick Lanne is a Partner at Public Opinion Strategies and is based in upstate New York. Over the last ten years, Patrick has directed and managed nearly a thousand quantitative and qualitative research projects for political candidates, Republican Party organizations, ballot initiatives, trade associations and Fortune 500 companies.

Nicole McCleskey (NM)ContactBack to top

Nicole McCleskey is a Partner with Public Opinion Strategies, a leading national political, public policy, and public affairs research firm. Public Opinion Strategies is widely recognized as the nation's leading Republican polling firm, listing 13 U.S. Senators, six Governors, and more than 65 Members of Congress as clients.

Bill McInturff (VA)ContactBack to top

Bill McInturff is a partner and co-founder of Public Opinion Strategies, a national political and public affairs survey research firm. Since its founding in 1991, the firm has completed more than eight million interviews with voters and consumers in all fifty states and over a dozen foreign countries, and conducted more than 4,500 focus groups. Called by The New York Times, "the leading Republican polling company," Public Opinion Strategies currently represents 13 U.S. Senators, six Governors, and more than 65 Members of Congress.

Neil Newhouse (VA)ContactBack to top

Neil Newhouse is a partner and co-founder of Public Opinion Strategies, a national political and public affairs research firm which has been described by the New York Times as "the leading Republican polling company" in the country. Neil has twice been named "Pollster of the Year" by the American Association of Political Consultants, most recently for his work on Scott Brown's winning Senate campaign in Massachusetts.

Gene Ulm (VA)ContactBack to top

Gene is one of the Republican Party's leading political strategists and pollsters. Active in Republican campaigns for 25 years, Gene has extensive experience on behalf of numerous successful U.S. Senate, gubernatorial, congressional and state legislative campaigns.

Lori Weigel (CO)ContactBack to top

Lori Weigel is a Partner with Public Opinion Strategies, based in the firm’s Colorado office. Weigel has directed research efforts for hundreds of political and public affairs campaigns throughout the country, including polling on behalf of presidential campaigns in the last four consecutive presidential elections. Over the last 15 years, Weigel has been instrumental in the successful election efforts on behalf of dozens of common sense judges and Attorneys General across the country.

Jim Hobart (VA)ContactBack to top

Jim Hobart is a Vice President at Public Opinion Strategies, a national political and public affairs research firm. Described by The New York Times as "the leading Republican polling company" in the country, Public Opinion Strategies' political clients include 13 U.S. Senators, over 65 members of Congress, six Governors, and numerous State Legislators and local elected officials across the country. The firm is also part of the bi-partisan research team that conducts the NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

MICAH ROBERTS (VA)ContactBack to top

Micah Roberts is Vice President at Public Opinion Strategies, a national political and public affairs research firm. Described by The New York Times as "the leading Republican polling company" in the country, Public Opinion Strategies' political clients include 13 U.S. Senators, over 65 members of Congress, six Governors, and numerous State Legislators and local elected officials across the country.