Dr. Harry L. Ross, Publisher
Dr. Harry L. Ross, is a nationally recognized Political Pollster, Consultant,Gospel Promoter, Political Analyst, Behavioral Scientist specializing in Family and Domestic Violence,Teenage Violence and Publisher of the rossreportnews.net. He has more than 18 years of experience in political campaigns and elections; 7 years in gospel entertainment; and 11 years in print media.
In the November 5, 2000, Boston Globe Newspaper, "In black vote, salvation for Gore" written by Robert A. Jordan, columnist, Ross accurately predicted the impact of the black vote in the presidential election and compared the polls to the US Census takers; the first undercounts the black vote, just as the second undercounts the black population. In 1996, Dr. Ross traveled around the United States with Martin Luther King, Ill. In 1984, Dr.Ross provided key polling data to Rev. Jesse Jackson, democratic presidential campaign.
In March 1988,the Atlanta Journal -Constitution recognized Dr.Ross in a published news article for his accuracy in forecasting many political victories pertaining to Rev. Jesse Jackson and the SUPERTUESDAY democratic primary. Also, in 1988, he provided key polling data to Rev. Jesse Jackson democratic residential bid, and this data enhanced his efforts to qualify for federal matching money.
Dr.Ross has worked closely as an advisor to former Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson, U.S. Senator Wyche Fowler. U.S. Congress John Lewis, and Derwin Brown, the late Sheriff - elect of Dekalb county, Georgia.
Tom Brokaw, NBC Nightly News, in 1990, interviewed Dr. Harry L. Ross,concerning the Georgia gubernatorial race - runoff between Andrew Young and Zell Miller. He has appeared live on CNN and is often quoted in such distinguished newspapers as the Boston Globe, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Philadelphia Inquirer and many other newspapers around the United States. Secondly Dr. Ross, was interviewed live on NBC Saturday Today Show, December 2001, on the first anniversary of the late sheriff-elect Derwin Brown, who was assassinated three days before his swearing-in as Sheriff of DeKalb County, Georgia.
As a well renown and respected Political Pollster, he has been uncannily accurate in his predictions of what is likely to happen and has established a 95% accuracy record.
When John Lewis, in 1986, ran and won a United States Congressional Seat, 5th District of Georgia, Lewis credited Dr. Ross with these words. "Harry's information and advice were invaluable to me in the planning of my campaign. "In a letter to Dr. Ross, Jim Minter, Vice President of Cox Enterprise and then Senior Editor of the Atlanta Journal - Constitution wrote, "You have the best understanding of anyone I know regarding a new generation of black leadership. "Your poll posted in the rossreportnews.net, on the Atlanta Mayoral race, was the most accurate poll, "said Mayor Shirley Franklin.
Other words spoken of Dr. Ross, come from Paul L. Howard, Jr. District Attorney, Fulton County, Georgia" Mv office supports your efforts to sponsor CRIME PREVENTION SUMMIT - Teenage Violence - Tragedy in Our Schools Conference. I look forward to speaking at the conference and it is troubling of the times when teenage aggression becomes a crime against parents, students, schools and the community.
Dr. Ross, over the years, has been involved in contributing to the community. In 1985, he spearheaded a fundraising drive to raise $128,000 for a Bleckley County farmer, 0scar Lorick In 1992. Dr. Ross, joined Rev. E. J. Jester, in raising $15,000, for the burial of a mother and her two children, who died in a car accident and didn't have life insurance. In 1999, he brought to Atlanta, Lance Kirklin, 16 year old,survivor of five gunshots to the foot, legs, chest and jaw from the shootings at Columbine High School, Littleton,Colorado. In one week, he raised over $8,000 that would assist in payments for additional reconstruction surgeries of the left side of Lance's face.
Since 1989, the rossreportnews and Dr. Ross have honored over 91 citizens for their outstanding contributions in their identified communities.
Dr.Ross, 56, is a graduate of Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley,Georgia; Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan,and F.C. Bozeman School of Ministry, Montgomery, Alabama, Honorary Doctor of Christian Humanities.