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From Sacramento to Tallahassee to Washington, government relations professionals trust us to provide the objective data they need to assess and improve their policymaker engagement.

“The work Ballast does is so mutually beneficial to us and their clients. We deal with complex issues every day, and they help us tell the story of our work and our priorities to government affairs teams.”
Senior Legislative Assistant
U.S. House of Representatives

Our Impact

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Assessing Grassroots Effectiveness

How our research helped a client strengthen the cadence and quality of its policymaker engagements.
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Tying Philanthropy to Constituent Impact

How our research helped a client highlight the impact of its philanthropy to key policymakers.
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Validating Bipartisan Support

How Ballast helped a client validate — and strengthen — its presence on both sides of the aisle.

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