Christine Matthews

President, Bellwether Research & Consulting

[email protected] (703) 260-7801  

Christine has over 25 years’ experience in the survey research business. During the 2016 and 2014 election cycles, Chris directed a long term online qualitative research panel with swing women voters in ten states. She was a Founding Partner at Burning Glass Consulting where she and two female partners specialized in the attitudes of women voters. Chris conducted all the firm’s survey research from 2013 – 2016.

She has conducted political polling at every level and has worked on presidential campaigns in the U.S. and the Philippines. Her interest now centers on policy and issue advocacy, including recent work on topics such as: women and the workplace, education, health, infrastructure, energy and the environment. She recently founded the advocacy group, 1Planet, whose mission is to organize and activate women on climate change and the environment.

Chris has a B.A. from Indiana University and a M.A. from Georgetown University and is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). In 2014, Campaigns & Elections magazine named her as one of their top 50 influencers shaping campaigns and the future of the industry.