Launched in 2018, RealClear Opinion Research employs quantitative and qualitative methods to measure and interpret public sentiment. We provide actionable insights for clients seeking a better understanding of trends in public opinion.

But we don’t stop there.

Our world-class communicators unpack the narrative within the statistics – turning data into stories that connect with journalists, decisionmakers and the public.

Proprietary data. Intelligent insights. Compelling stories. All from RealClear Media, one of the most trusted brands in American public affairs reporting.

Team

John Della Volpe – Director of Polling

RealClear Opinion Research is headed by John Della Volpe.

He is also CEO of Socialsphere and polling director of the Kennedy School Institute of Politics at Harvard University, where he has led the institute’s initiatives on understanding American youth since 2000.

Erin Waters – President & COO, RealClear Media Group

Erin Waters is president and chief operating officer of RealClear Media Group, where she oversees the operations of RealClearPolitics and 14 other RealClear branded news sites.

Previously, she was publisher of Governing.

Carl M. Cannon - Executive Editor, RealClear Media Group.

A veteran political reporter, editor, and author, Carl Cannon has covered every presidential campaign since 1984 and is a past president of the White House Correspondents’ Association.

He has written several books, including On This Date: From the Pilgrims to Today, Discovering America One Day at a Time.

Recent RealClear Opinion Projects