JET Magazine: 9 Black Politicos Behind President Obama’s Campaign

Cornell Belcher

Twitter: @cornellbelcher

Title: Democratic Strategist and Pollster, Obama Re-election Team

Interesting Fact: Cornell Belcher is the first African-American to serve as a pollster for either major national political party.

Belcher serves as the Obama campaign’s pollster. He is a leading public-opinion researcher and has been an analyst for CNN. Belcher is the president of Brilliant Corners Research and Strategies in Washington D.C., a boutique polling firm that specializes in strategies for targeting and constructing alliances with specific audiences that include youth and culturally diverse and emerging markets.