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"It is our members' professionalism, experience and dedication to excellence that makes AAPOR a leader in enhancing and promoting the public opinion and survey research industry."
- Nancy Mathiowetz, AAPOR President, 2007-08

Interested in election polling? Market research? New methodologies for the collection of qualitative and quantitative data?

If you collect or are a consumer of survey and opinion data, the American Association for Public Opinion Research is the organization for you!

AAPOR is an association of individuals who share an interest in survey research, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and public opinion data. Members come from academia, media, government, the non-profit sector and private industry. 

When you join AAPOR, you become a member of a community that cares about quality and ethics in the vital work of survey and opinion research.

 Member benefits:

  • Reduced rates for the AAPOR Annual Conference, the most highly regarded annual conference in public opinion and survey research.
  • Preferred pricing for AAPOR webinars on the hottest topics in survey methods and research.
  • Subscription and online access to AAPOR's journal, Public Opinion Quarterly, rated in the top ten in scholarly journals in communications, political science and interdisciplinary social sciences.
  • Subscription and online access to the new and cutting edge Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology.
  • Access to AAPORnet, the members-only listserv that gives you immediate access to insight from the leading professionals in the field. Join the conversation!
  • Access to the AAPOR membership directory.
  • Advertising opportunity in the AAPOR Blue Book; online product and services guide.
  • Career resources including posting resumes and job openings on AAPOR's Job Bank.
  • Honorary Life Member status offering complimentary membership for members who are retired, over 65 and have been with AAPOR for more than 25 years.
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Financial Hardship
Renewing AAPOR members who are experiencing extreme financial hardship may request a one-year waiver of their membership dues. Please note that this benefit is not available to new members (those who are joining AAPOR for the first time), employer paid members, full-time students (who may renew at the $25 level), or former members whose membership has lapsed for a year or more. For more information about a dues hardship request, please contact Heidi Diederich ( or 847.205.2651).