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Scott Clement is a survey research analyst specializing in public opinion about politics, election campaigns and public policy. He designs and analyzes Washington Post-ABC News polls and other national and state-level surveys, and contributes to The Fix blog as part of the Washington Post’s Politics Strike Force. Prior to joining Capital Insight, Scott conducted and analyzed surveys on religion and politics with the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, and was part of the ABC News Polling Unit during the 2008 election. He is an active member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), and currently serves as chair for the organization’s Journalist Education team. Scott received a BA in political science from Vanderbilt University and is pursuing a M.S. at the University of Maryland’s Joint Program in Survey Methodology. Follow Scott on twitter @sfcpoll
Peyton M. Craighill
Peyton M. Craighill is polling manager for Capital Insight, managing national and regional news polls for the Washington Post as well as overseeing market research projects for the company and external clients. He is a member of the executive council of American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), currently serving as the organization’s associate communications chair. Before joining the Post, Peyton was assistant polling director for ABC News where he managed election night coverage for the network in 2008, as well as covering national and international polling. Peyton spent five years as a research analyst at the Pew Research Center, and ran the Democracy Corps poll for Greenberg, Quinlan Rosner Research. Craighill received a BA in political science from Hobart College and a Masters in public policy (MPP) from Rutgers University.
Kimberly Hines is a research analyst with Capital Insight. Prior to Capital Insight, Kimberly was a research analyst in the consumer research and advertising research departments of The Washington Post, where she has also been a media planner. Kimberly received a BA in psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park and a MA in design from the University of Baltimore.
Johnathon Hege is a data consultant on contract with Capital Insight focusing on rapid development of an end-to-end survey processing system. He is an ETL, analytics and data visualization expert with extensive history in web analytics and online media tracking. He has developed numerous ecommerce, site visitation and online advertising products still in use today by Fortune 500 companies.
Angela Barnes ensures the smooth running of the Capital Insight office. She joined the The Washington Post in 2010 as Executive Assistant to the Chief Revenue Officer. Previously, she was a Legal Secretary at a Washington, D.C.-based law firm and was the Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer of an international construction and building materials supplier. Angela received a BA from American University in general studies.
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