Alex Evans, the President and founding partner of EMC Research, will offer his expert analysis of the 2010 elections at the Lamorinda Democratic Club’s monthly meeting on Thursday, November 11.
The club's social hour will begin at its regular 6:30 p.m. start time at the Orinda Community Church, 10 Irwin Way, Orinda. We will begin our business meeting at 7:15 p.m. with announcements about upcoming events and special short notices of interest to local Democrats. The main program with Evans will begin at 8 p.m.
Alex has extensive experience in the design and execution of stratified proportional sampling plans, questionnaire development, all forms of opinion research, focus groups, voter polls, strategic design and development and public policy analysis.
He has handled polling for many campaigns, including those for State Superintendent of Public Instruction-Elect Tom Torlakson, former Senate President pro Tempore Don Perata, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Alameda County Congestion Management Agency, and many school districts for parcel tax and bond measures.
Alex has conducted over two thousand public opinion studies. He has polled in every state and throughout the western United States. He has completed survey research at every level of politics and government and for large and small corporations, government institutions, and universities. Alex is considered one of the finest analysts of public opinion in the nation and is frequently asked to speak on the subject at some of the country's top universities. He has directed accounts for some of the nation's largest corporations, Presidential campaigns in this country and abroad, statewide elections, and hundreds of projects on regional and local issues.
Prior to forming EMC Research, Alex was Executive Vice President at Cambridge Survey Research (CSR) where he worked with world-renowned pollster Patrick H. Caddell.
Alex has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Michigan. He also recently retired from the Richmond City Council.