Thursday, October 4, 2007


Popular pollster, Dan Jones is no stranger to Utahns. Born and raised in Idaho, he is currently a Utah resident. He and his wife Pat have seven children. Dan received a Ph.D. degree in Political Science at the University of Utah. He served in both the USNR and US Army.

Currently Dan is a Professor and Lecturer at the University as well as President/CEO of Dan Jones & Associates, Inc. For a term, he was Associate Interim Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah. Additionally, he was Professor of Political Science at Utah State University and the University of Utah. Dan served as Director of the Bureau of Government and Opinion Research at Utah State University and was a teacher in Utah public schools.

For decades, Dan Jones & Associates has done political surveys and consulting for most Utah elected officials. He has served on the faculty and many committees at both the University of Utah and Utah State University. Dan has been the recipient of many honors and awards including many “Outstanding Professor” and “Distinguished Teacher” awards at both schools.

Nationally, Dan has received many distinguished honors and awards and has associated with many professional political science professional organizations. He has authored books and articles and is a popular contributor to newpapers and television networks regarding election procedures and voting behavior.

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