Goodwin Simon Strategic Research is an independent opinion research firm that does work in the US and globally, and is based in California. GSSR Partners Paul Goodwin and Amy Simon and Senior Research Director John Whaley have decades of experience in polling, social and political marketing, policy analysis, program evaluation, and communications strategy for clients in the public and private sectors.

We are hiring! GSSR is seeking an Office Manager and a Senior Research Analyst/Project Manager.
GSSR is also now accepting applications for Fall 2020 internships.

Changing Minds on Tough Issues

Over the last decade, we have developed a cutting-edge approach to unpacking emotional reactions and developing effective messaging around complex and socially controversial issues.

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Cutting-Edge Methodologies

A polling firm is only as good as the numbers it provides. We apply rigorous methodological standards to all of the research we do, since accurate numbers are critical for a winning strategy.

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What We Do Works

Our clients come back year after year, and refer others to us. More importantly, our clients have been succeeding in their election campaigns, public sector programs, and union or nonprofit advocacy efforts.

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