what we do

How Inquire can serve your needs


Inquire excels at gauging the pulse of public opinion, delivering insights with unparalleled accuracy and depth. We're committed to ensuring that our clients are equipped with actionable knowledge.
 We rigorously adhere to the scientific principles that define survey research while employing cutting edge, industry leading practices to ensure reliable and accurate results

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With a proven track record in the Political, Advocacy, and Non-Profit sectors, Inquire possesses the capability to ensure that your organization has a winning formula, designed by experienced operatives.

Who We Are

Rob Schmidt, president and founder

 Rob Schmidt is the president and founder of Inquire and has worked in survey research and political consulting for nearly 15 years. Rob serves as a pollster and a key strategist to dozens of elected officials, opinion leaders and organizations across the country. He has worked on four presidential campaigns, dozens of congressional races, over 200 state legislative races across the country and has extensive experience working on state and local level ballot initiatives. Often under challenging circumstances, he has led his clients to successful outcomes electorally, legislatively and publicly.  

 Rob is based in Miami to serve his broad portfolio of clients in Florida and has played a vital role in the electoral realignment resulting in historic Republican successes. For over a decade, Rob has partnered with the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF), the Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee(FRSCC), various third-party organizations and the individual campaigns to work on every single targeted congressional and legislative race in Miami-Dade County.

In 2022, Rob won all 31 general election campaigns he was involved within Florida. With his unrivaled electoral success, Rob has become the go to Republican pollster in Florida. Rob is frequently cited in publications like The Miami Herald, the Tampa Bay Times and Politico. In addition to his political work, Rob has conducted brand development, messaging and crisis management research for a number of corporate, industry and non-profit associations. Clients for Rob include Amazon, Anheuser-Busch, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS), the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Mosaic Company, the Nature Conservancy, the Trust for Public Land (TPL), U.S. Sugar and the University of Miami. 

In 2023, Rob received the prestigious “40Under 40” award from the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) as one of the 40 best and brightest campaign professionals under 40 years old in the United States for his leadership and accomplishments in political consulting.

 Rob holds a B.A. in Political Science from Marist College with degree specifications in quantitative methods and statistics, studied at the renowned Marist Institute for Public Opinion and was Marist’s 2011 Baccalaureate recipient for “Excellence in Political Science.” Rob is also a graduate of the Hansard Scholars Programme where he attended the London School of Economics and Political Science. He resides in Miami with his wife, Michelle, their two children and their “first born” Labrador Retriever, Ray.