About 

    Ryan Struyk is a data reporter and mobile producer for CNN Politics. He reports data-driven stories on all things politics in Washington for the CNN digital team. He also produces the CNN Politics mobile app and contributes to drafting and analyzing CNN's public opinion polling.

    Before joining the CNN digital team, Struyk worked as a reporter-researcher at ABC News in Washington covering the 2016 presidential election. His beats included public opinion polling and data reporting on campaign finance, television ad spending and the delegate process. He also wrote breaking news and enterprise stories for digital.

    In 2015, he covered the Idaho state legislature for the Associated Press in Boise writing on everything from infrastructure spending to the state's wolf population. Before that, he worked as a research associate for Langer Research Associates in New York City conducting the ABC News/Washington Post poll ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. He worked as an exit poll analyst for ABC News on Election Day.

    Struyk was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and studied political science and mathematics at Calvin College. He is always happy to geek out about music theory, inferential statistics or his beloved Detroit Tigers.