Who We Are

The Center for Excellence in Polling (CEP) conducts market research and messaging analysis to inform policymakers and the public about voters’ opinions, attitudes, and concerns on critical public policy issues.

CEP is a project of the Foundation for Government Accountability.

Our Latest Polls

National Tax Credit Message Test Poll

July 21, 2021

A new poll of likely voters was conducted July 15–18, 2021 and sought to gather voters' opinions on matters facing the U.S. Congress.

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President Biden’s Declining Approval Numbers

July 20, 2021

Over the last several months, President Biden’s approval numbers have seen a notable decline. As of early July, less than half of all voters approve of the job he is doing as president .

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2021 National Voter File Message Test Poll

July 13, 2021

The national debate around elections and perceived or actual wrongdoings reached a fever pitch in early January. Since then, states have been racing to ensure their election laws will withstand scrutiny and instill confidence in voters ahead of the 2022 cycle.

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Recent Public Tracking Polls

2021 National 2nd Quarter Tracking Poll

June 10, 2021

The Center for Excellence in Polling has released its first ever quarterly tracking poll. The poll showcases Americans’ attitudes on welfare, unemployment, elections, and more.

Your Voice Matters

The Center for Excellence in Polling creates focus groups to ask individuals about their perceptions, opinions, beliefs and attitudes towards issues.

COVID-19 Spending in Wisconsin

June 3, 2021

$3.2 billion is coming to Wisconsin, even though it has a $2 billion surplus. So far, it seems the governor alone could decide what to do with this money.