Steven M. Kinney is a California-based Partner of Public Opinion Strategies
Stephen M. Kinney was a partner of Public Opinion Strategies, L.L.C., one of the nation's premier political and public affairs survey research firms. His institutional knowledge, critical insight, and expertise in survey analyses contributed to his reputation as a highly respected pollster and strategist on the current scene.
In his home state of California, Kinney's political clients included former Governor Pete Wilson, former State Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Matthew K. Fong, Congressman Doug Ose, Senate Republican Leader Jim Brulte, Assembly Republican Leader Dave Cox, and LA County Supervisor Don Knabe. In the Corporate/Public Affairs realm Kinney works extensively with statewide candidates, legislative candidates, and local and statewide initiative campaigns. Since 1992, Steve Kinney had conducted research in 48 of the state's 80 assembly districts and 22 of the state's 40 senate districts. Throughout his career, whether on behalf of individual candidates, the Republican caucus, or independent organizations concerned with the outcome of the elections, he was involved in virtually every competitive state legislative race.