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  Douglas Schoen
Douglas E. Schoen

Douglas E. Schoen has been one of the most influential Democratic campaign consultants for over thirty years. Widely recognized as one of the co-inventors of overnight polling, Schoen has been revolutionizing the American voter polling process with his firm Penn, Schoen, and Berland for his entire career.

Political clients in the United States include: Idaho Governor, Cecil Andrus; Indiana Governor, Evan Bayh; Kentucky Governor, Paul Patton; Nevada Governor, Bob Miller; Louisiana Senator, John Breaux; New York Senator, Daniel Patrick Moynihan; West Virginia Senator, John D. Rockefeller; and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. International political clients have included British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Israeli Prime Ministers Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin, Ehud Barak, and the heads of state of thirteen other countries.

He has also provided preeminent strategic research to an extensive list of corporate clients, including AOL Time Warner, Procter & Gamble, Major League Baseball, AT&T, Frito Lay, and Citibank.

He was named "Pollster of the Year" by the American Association of Political Consultants for work on President Bill Clinton's 1996 reelection campaign, and is the subject of a Time magazine profile, "Masters of the Message" about the 1996 Clinton campaign .

Doug graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, and is a graduate of Harvard Law School, Dr. Schoen has his doctorate in philosophy from Oxford University in England.

He has lectured at Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, the Institute of Politics at the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.


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