Ron Faucheux is a nonpartisan political analyst in the U.S. with a unique background in politics, government, polling and media. Dr. Faucheux is publisher of the popular daily newsletter on polls called Lunchtime Politics and is the chief analyst for Certus Insights, a survey research firm based in Washington, D.C. Formerly, he was editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine, a member of the state House of Representatives from Louisiana and state Secretary of Commerce. He received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, his law sure from LSU and his Ph.D. from the University of New Orleans. Dr. Faucheux has taught at both Georgetown and George Washington Universities and is author or editor of seven books on politics, including Running for Office and Winning Elections.