Corey is Vice President of Tulchin Research having joined the firm in March of 2010. He’s managed successful local and statewide public opinion research projects aimed at influencing public opinion and public policy at local, state and national levels. He has conducted research for a myriad of organizations that include the California Assembly Democratic Caucus, CLCV, the ACLU, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the California Endowment, the National Education Association (NEA), Change to Win, Planned Parenthood, Pacific Resources Partnership, the Blue Shield California Foundation, SEIU, EQCA, and the Teamsters among others.
Corey has a strong background in criminal and social justice reform issues as well as conducting public opinion research aimed at preserving and increasing revenues, balancing local and state budgets, and pushing progressive policy through local and state governments that help people who need it most. He was the lead analyst on research that has helped pass legislation that reduced the prison population in California and relaxed excessive penalties for drug possession and for non-violent criminals as well as research that has helped reform the law enforcement practices and the bail system. And he led public opinion research projects that led to the successful passage of Prop. 1 (2014), the $7 billion statewide water bond at the peak of the most recent drought.
He has also led research projects to secure funding for schools, public safety, and local parks and recreation services and services for the most vulnerable in our communities. He was the lead analyst for research that cleared the path for successful passage of multiple revenue measures for the San Francisco Community College District as well as research for the San Francisco Parks Trust and the City of Millbrae in their successful efforts to extend a fire assessment that was set to expire in 2014. And he led the public opinion research that led to the successful passage of the San Francisco Children’s Fund (2014) and San Francisco Dignity Fund (2016).
Prior to joining Tulchin Research, Corey was an Assistant Analyst for the Feldman Group and Project Associate at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research in Washington D.C. working on behalf of Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, to re-elect Tim Johnson to the United States Senate after coming back from a debilitating stroke, and helping to elect New Hampshire’s first female Senator, Jeanne Shaheen. Corey was also part of the strategic team helping the National Education Association (NEA) and the labor organization, Change to Win, in their respective multi-state efforts to elect Barack Obama in 2008.
Corey is a native of Napa and a graduate of the California State University, Chico with degrees in Political Science, Philosophy and a Minor in Ethics. If he is not answering his phone or emails, he is probably playing basketball in the Panhandle in Golden Gate Park or one of the many other parks and gyms the city has to offer.