Amanda Hoey is a Senior Associate at GBAO, where she handles all facets of research and data analytics, such as sampling, methodology, and weighting, along with writing questionnaires, building client presentations, and organizing focus groups. She has polled on tax reform, health care, and reproductive rights, and she specializes in state legislative polling. In the 2018 cycle, she conducted research for the DCCC that helped Democrats win back 40 House seats, polled for an Independent Expenditure that took back and then expanded the majority for Democrats in the Washington state Senate, and helped secure Democratic supermajorities in the Oregon House of Representatives and Oregon Senate.
Before joining GBAO, Amanda served as the Director of Polling and Modeling for the DCCC, managing the largest in-house polling program in the Democratic community. She conducted, weighted, and analyzed over two hundred in-house IVR and live-caller polls during the 2016 election cycle and trained a five-person analytics team on polling analysis.
Amanda previously worked at The Feldman Group, where she managed quantitative and qualitative research projects for political clients, labor unions, and advocacy groups. She also worked on Congressman David Cicilline’s successful 2012 re-election campaign and for the Connecticut Democratic Party.
Amanda graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and lives in Washington, DC.