Jacob Rubashkin

Deputy Editor

Jacob Rubashkin is deputy editor of Inside Elections, which provides nonpartisan analysis of campaigns for Senate, House, governor and president. He's also co-host of The Inside Elections podcast and a contributor to elections site FiveThirtyEight.

Jacob has appeared on CNN, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, the BBC, Scripps News, Fox News and WUSA9, CBS’s Washington, DC affiliate. He's been quoted on elections in major outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Fox News, and local outlets across the country. On election night in 2020, Jacob worked on the decision desk at Edison Research, which provides results to ABC, NBC, CBS and CNN.

Prior to joining Inside Elections, Jacob worked at NBC News in Washington, DC, where he did research and wrote for the Meet the Press blog, and produced MSNBC anchor and guest live-shots.

Jacob is a native of the DC area. He attended Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, where he was editor-in-chief of the independent student paper, The Cornell Daily Sun.