Gene Ulm


Gene, a partner at Public Opinion Strategies, is one of the Republican Party’s leading political strategists and pollsters. Active in Republican campaigns for more than 25 years, Gene has extensive experience on behalf of numerous successful U.S. Senate, gubernatorial, congressional and state legislative campaigns.

Gene’s premier congressional clients include House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (LA), Chuck Fleischmann (TN), Phil Roe (TN), Andy Barr (KY), Alex Mooney (WV), Mike Gallagher (WI), Bryan Steil (WI), and Guy Reschenthaler (PA).

In addition to polling on behalf of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s public employee reforms in 2011, in 2012, Gene polled on behalf of an independent effort against the recall of Governor Walker as well as the successful effort to maintain a majority in the Wisconsin State Senate.

In addition to Gene’s political practice, he has a long history of using public opinion to assist land-use, energy and health care communities in navigating expansion and regulatory issues. He has completed research in Australia, New Zealand, Russia, the former Yugoslavia, Indonesia, Thailand, the United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Pakistan, Qatar and Sri Lanka.

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