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Staff BiosFrederick S. Yang Frederick S. Yang is a partner with the Garin Hart Yang Research Group, one of the most respected and successful political polling firms in the country for Democratic candidates. Mr. Yang has achieved a reputation for providing insightful analysis in his approach to political survey research, and for his hands-on involvement with his clients’ campaigns. Campaigns & Elections magazine has singled out Mr. Yang for “his ability to master the local nuances of a race.” And Capitol Hill’s newspaper, Roll Call, named Mr. Yang as one of ten Democratic consultants on its list of “Consultants Who Make A Difference.” Mr. Yang works for a wide range of clients, ranging from several governors, U.S. senators, other statewide elected officials, and scores of municipal officials. He has helped elect at least one new House member in each of the past seven election cycles. Mr. Yang also serves as a senior vice president with Peter D. Hart Research Associates, Inc., Garin Hart Yang's parent company. Mr. Yang, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University, got his start in politics at age 14, when he worked in his state assemblyman's district office. Prior to joining Hart Research, he worked on several political campaigns in a variety of roles, from precinct walker to field coordinator. Mr. Yang and his wife Laurie are the proud parents of Grace, Olivia, and Natalie.