Scott Clement

Survey research analyst for Capital Insight


How to sort through the sea of ranging poll numbers.

  • Nov 20, 2014

The polls are clear: Younger Republicans support action on climate change

  • Nov 19, 2014

The border situation depressed the numbers. But not for long.

  • Nov 18, 2014

President Obama’s goals are sound; his methods might not be.

  • Nov 15, 2014

Veterans downbeat on Obama, Congress and the economy

  • Nov 11, 2014

Many Democrats outperformed Obama’s approval rating — just not enough.

  • Nov 5, 2014

Preliminary results from voters exiting polling locations across the country shows the size of key voting groups, how they voted and what were the top issues.

  • Nov 4, 2014

Preliminary exit polls find an electorate deeply pessimistic about the economy and Washington’s ability to get things done, with most saying they have negative views of both political parties.

  • Nov 4, 2014

Was the election all about Obama, the economy or something else? And who turned out to vote?

  • Nov 4, 2014

As the president’s approval rating has dropped, his image rating has lingered a little higher. Today, neither is strong.

  • Nov 2, 2014
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Scott Clement is a survey research analyst for Capital Insight, the independent polling group of Washington Post Media. Scott specializes in public opinion about politics, election campaigns and public policy. He helps design and analyze all Washington Post polls, including the Washington Post-ABC News poll. Prior to joining the Post, Scott conducted and analyzed surveys on religion and politics with the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, and worked at ABC News during the 2008 presidential campaign. He is an active member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), and currently serves as chair for the organization’s Journalist Education team. Scott is a graduate of Vanderbilt University.
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