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130A Humphrey School
Center for the Study of Politics and Governance

Eric Ostermeier

Research Fellow

Eric Ostermeier (PhD, University of Minnesota, Department of Political Science, 2006; JD, University of Michigan Law School, 1995) has been a research associate at the Center since 2006. Ostermeier authors and runs the center’s non-partisan political news site, Smart Politics. His research and reporting is featured and cited several hundred times each year in national and local broadcast, print, and digital news outlets such as Congressional Quarterly, National Journal, NBC News, POLITICO, Time, and the Washington Post.

In The Media

Researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story looking at the chances of President Trump winning Minnesota in the 2020 election.

December 20, 2019

Researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story forecasting the top political trends in 2020.

Morning Consult
December 18, 2019