The MassINC Polling Group is a full-service opinion research and consulting company working with public, private, and social sector clients across the country.
What We Do
We offer a full range of quantitative and qualitative public opinion research services.
We write and offer impartial commentary about polling and politics for a variety of media outlets.
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Steve Koczela (@) is the President of The MassINC Polling Group, where he has grown the organization from its infancy to a nationally known and respected polling provider. During the 2016 election cycle, MPG conducted election polling for WBUR, the continuation of a six-year partnership. Koczela again led the endeavor, producing polls which came within one point of the margin in both the Massachusetts and New Hampshire presidential elections. Koczela frequently appears in local, state, and national media outlets discussing polling, politics, and policy. His writing and analysis appears at WBUR, NHPR, CommonWealth Magazine, and elsewhere.
Richard Parr (@) is Research Director with The MassINC Polling Group and runs MPG’s office in Western Massachusetts. Rich contributes a deep familiarity with Massachusetts policies, politics and media, as well as a background in public policy and media.
As Media Director, Llyr Johansen leads the development and execution of content production, media strategy and messaging for MPG. An expert in digital storytelling, he brings nearly a decade of experience, having worked as a production professional on some of Hollywood’s biggest films, commercials and PSAs.
Articles from MPG
During his 1990 campaign, Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld famously declared he would “reintroduce prisoners to the joys of busting rocks”. That tough-on-crime stance was in keeping with the times. But now, Massachusetts voters are the ones ready to break new…
Voters See Prison Contributing to Recidivism, Support More Aggressive Criminal Justice Reforms Click here for the topline results. BOSTON – Massachusetts voters strongly favor judicial discretion over mandatory minimum sentencing and broadly support more aggressive reforms to the criminal justice…
BOSTON – May 9, 2017 – 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, and The MassINC Polling Group (MPG) are pleased to announce the renewal of their public opinion research partnership through June 2018. The renewal continues the longest and most successful…