Welcome to the Polling Institute

The Western New England University Polling Institute, established in 2005, conducts nonpartisan research on public policy issues at the local, state, and regional levels. The Institute, equipped with 23 state-of-the-art computer-assisted telephone interviewing stations, provides the University’s faculty and students with valuable opportunities to design and carry out public opinion research. The Institute also conducts survey research for government agencies, news media, and nonprofit organizations.


With the third annual open enrollment period for Obamacare now underway, a majority of Massachusetts residents say they support the landmark legislation, according to the latest survey from the Western New England University Polling Institute. News release here, and full details about the survey here.

Media Contacts

Dave Stawasz
AVP for Marketing
office: 413-796-2026
mobile: 413-214-8001

Tim Vercellotti
Director of the Polling Institute
office: 413-782-1724