Joshua Estevan Ulibarri is a partner at Lake Research Partners, a leading public opinion research firm. He leads a team that focuses primarily on candidates in western states and his issue work covers the progressive spectrum. His research projects cover an impressive range of issues, including racial and LGBT equality, public education, poverty, health and science, responsible gun ownership, young voters, humane treatment of animals and jury research.
Known as a leading researcher among his generation of consultants, he is among the best methodologists and moderators in the field, and a sought-after Latino voice in progressive politics. Joshua has an extensive client list that includes some of the strongest organizations involved in registering, organizing, motivating, and turning out less likely voters, including The Latino Policy Coalition, the National Council of La Raza, the Center for Community Change, the We Are America Alliance, Women's Voices, Women Vote and Rock the Vote. He has worked with Food and Water Watch and the Humane Society of the United States as well as the Brady Campaign, BISC, the Public Education Network, the Human Rights Campaign, the AAMC and LSAC. His past and current political clients include U.S. Senator Jon Tester, Virginia Congressman Gerry Connolly, and Houston Mayor Annise Parker.
Having grown up in Kearns, Utah, Joshua now lives in Phoenix, Arizona. He graduated from the University of Utah and The George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management.
Watch Josh discuss an NBC/WSJ poll from June 2009 revealing that President Obama's approval ratings are down from January with CNBC's Dennis Kneale and Kellyanne Conway, President of The Polling Company.
"Joshua Ulibarri personifies the credibility, integrity and professionalism of Lake Research Partners, and the consulting, polling and analytical work that the entire LRP staff is capable of doing…breaking complex data into understandable language, and using innovative methodologies that are scientifically-based…[T]hey employ their expertise as a means to pursue a cause, and are an invaluable resource in assuring that the voices of the common people are heard…Josh and LRP are an inextricable part of PEN’s impact."
— Arnold F. Fege, Director of Public Engagement and Advocacy, Public Education Network, Washington, DC