Underwiters Digital Research is a holding company for American Politics Journal, Inc (AMPOL)., CursonKoopersmith Partners, Inc., E-Vote Inc, and American Politics Journal Publications, Inc. The company maintains offices in New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia and Silicon Valley. It's principal business is political communications with American Politics Journal its flagship publication.
Underwriters Digital Research also conducts voter surveys via telephone and internet. It mounts the longest running, deepest and brodest political survey of voter attitudes on the net. American Politics Journal is the longest continually running political publication on the net with more than 21 million readers annually. The Journal began in 1988 over Prodigy. UDR also designs web pages and custom voter mail for political and corporate campaigns.
It's managing director, Eugene Guadette, is formerly of BMG and an expert in electronic marketing. The managing director of CursonKoopersmith Partners is Jeffrey Koopersmith, who also manages E-Voter Inc. for the group. Koopersmith has no function with American Politics or its subsidiary companies.
UDR, through its subsidiary companies accepts American Express, Visa, Discover and MasterCard charges in a joint venture with IBM, the Bank of New York and USI.NET. It maintains secure servers through IBM.