Kyle Dropp

Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer


Dr. Kyle Dropp is the Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer of Morning Consult, a leading technology company revolutionizing ways to collect, organize, and share survey research data to transform how leaders in business and government make key decisions.

He leads Morning Consult’s research division, overseeing research relationships with over 250 Fortune 500 companies, media organizations, and industry trade associations.

In addition to his duties at Morning Consult, he also works as an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. Before co-founding Morning Consult, he worked for The Washington Post’s polling division. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University in 2013. His work has been featured in hundreds of newspapers and publications such as Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, as well as on BBC, MSNBC, and Real Time With Bill Maher.

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About Morning Consult

Named one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte, Morning Consult is revolutionizing ways to collect, organize, and share survey research data globally to transform how leaders in business and government make decisions. Morning Consult provides brand-tracking technology, survey research, and news for hundreds of the world’s biggest companies and industry associations. Additionally, Morning Consult conducts regular surveys for major media organizations including POLITICO, The Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, and The New York Times.

Study: Phrasing Does Little to Affect Public Sentiment on Travel Ban

Polls have shown varying levels of support for President Donald Trump’s controversial, stalled executive order temporarily banning refugees and citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. A new Morning Consult study shows that how questions were phrased on the issue does little to affect voter sentiment.

How We Conducted Our ‘Shy Trumper’ Study

Are there “shy Trump” voters? It’s a question that many have asked since Morning Consult released a blockbuster study during the primaries that showed GOP voters were less likely to say they support Donald Trump to a live interviewer than via a self-administered interview online. But will “shy Trumpers” play a large factor in the general election?

How We Determined Our 2016 Likely Voter Model

For those who follow Morning Consult’s election polling, you may have noticed something different about our results today. We have shifted to likely voters. Through the election, Morning Consult will release likely voters results along with the broader registered voter population. Most pollsters do not release details describing how they created their likely voter model, which can make it […]

Why Donald Trump Performs Better in Online Polling

Republicans are more likely to say they want Donald Trump in the White House if they are taking a poll online versus in a live telephone interview. And, if you’re a highly-educated or engaged Republican voter, it turns out that you’re far less likely to tell another human being you want Trump as president. That’s […]

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