Sean Trende is the Senior Elections Analyst for RealClearPolitics. He is the author of “The Lost Majority: Why the Future of Government Is Up for Grabs and Who Will Take It,” and co-authored the Almanac of American Politics 2014. Before becoming a full-time political analyst, Sean practiced law for eight years at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and Hunton & Williams LLP, where he represented clients in a variety of contexts, from state trial courts to the Supreme Court of the United States. Sean is currently a Ph.D. candidate in political science at The Ohio State University, and has earned a master’s degree in applied statistics from Ohio State, a juris doctorate from Duke University, a master’s degree in political science from Duke University and bachelor’s degree from Yale University. He has regularly appeared as a guest on Fox News, NPR’s All Things Considered and CNN Radio.