Sean Trende is the Senior Elections Analyst for RealClearPolitics, where he has built a reputation for a deep understanding of American elections. He is the author of The Lost Majority: Why The Future Of Government Is Up For Grabs And Who Will Take It (Palgrave Macmillan 2012), and co-author for the Almanac of American Politics 2014. He has had numerous media appearances, including on Fox News, NPR, and CNN. 

Trende holds a B.A. from Yale University, as well as an M.A. in political science and J.D. from Duke University.