Nathaniel Rakich

Contributing Analyst

Nathaniel Rakich is a Contributing Analyst with Inside Elections, which provides nonpartisan analysis of campaigns for Senate, House, governor and president. 

Nathaniel is a writer and political analyst who has been published in The New Yorker, FiveThirtyEight, the Boston Globe, The New Republic, Grantland, and The Atlantic. His work focuses on electoral data and downballot elections. Previously, he worked as a senior political analyst at a prominent data and research firm in Washington, D.C. 

Nathaniel is also a baseball fanatic and sabermetrics geek. His musings on the national pastime have appeared in FanGraphs, VICE Sports, and The Hardball Times. In his spare time, he runs Baseballot, a blog about baseball and politics.

Nathaniel graduated with honors from Harvard University with a B.A. in Government. In past lives, he has worked as a front-office assistant for the Boston Red Sox and as an editor for Let’s Go Travel Guides. He grew up and still lives in the Boston area.