Frank Newport
Author Biography

Frank Newport

Editor-in-Chief

Frank Newport, Gallup's Editor in Chief, is one of the nation's leading public opinion analysts. He is the author of God Is Alive and Well: The Future of Religion in America and Polling Matters: Why Leaders Must Listen to the Wisdom of the People. He is a coauthor of Winning the White House 2008: The Gallup Poll, Public Opinion, and the Presidency and The Evangelical Voter: Religion and Politics in America. His analysis appears regularly on Gallup.com and in the media.

Blog: Polling Matters

by Frank Newport

President Trump faces a highly polarized nation, as did Obama and Bush before him. How he can most effectively deal with this divided nation remains his biggest challenge.

by Frank Newport and Andrew Dugan

Public opinion changed in significant ways over the course of Barack Obama's presidency on issues such as the economy, trust in government and race relations.

by Frank Newport

Several aspects of Donald Trump's broad themes as he takes over the presidency fit well with general trends in U.S. public opinion.

by Frank Newport

President-elect Donald Trump faces the challenges of figuring out the proper role of government, making government work more efficiently and dealing with the people's overwhelming disrespect for Congress and its members.

by Frank Newport

Find out which of President-elect Trump's proposals are in sync with American public opinion, which are not and which fall in the middle.

by Frank Newport

Hillary Clinton's margin over Donald Trump in the national popular vote will be close to two percentage points, making the 3.3-point Clinton margin in the pre-election national poll average remarkably accurate.

The 43% of Americans who say it is a good time to find a quality job is generally in sync with what would be expected, based on current U.S. unemployment rates hovering near 5%.