David S. Bernstein

David S. Bernstein

Contributing Editor

David S. Bernstein, who spent the past 10 years at the Boston Phoenix, is widely regarded as one of the state’s foremost political writers. Over the course of his 23-year career, he has become a frequent analyst on local and national television and radio broadcasts, and has been named journalist of the year by the New England Press Association. Additionally, he has been cited for excellence in criminal justice reporting by John Jay College. Visit his website at DavidSBernstein.com.

David S. Bernstein'S latest stories

Insiders Poll: Charlie Baker Ran a Better Campaign

The results of our newest poll of nearly 90 people in-the-know.

Here's Another Election Prediction Challenge!

Earn some bragging rights by submitting your ranking.

John Chapman Exploits the Wrong Person

And gets called out for it.

New Globe Poll Shows Charlie Baker Soaring

But a pro-Martha Coakley group's poll says the race is tied.

We're Waiting for the Democrats to Come Home

The governor's race is getting down to the wire.

The Globe Swings and Misses

A story on Martha Coakley's campaign is straight from the Herald playbook.

How Ready Is Boston for Ebola?

A look at the political evidence.

There Are Three Varieties of Fringe Candidate

And all three shouldn't be allowed to suck time away from the gubernatorial debates.

A Rule of Thumb for the Governor's Race

Big statewide races don't usually shift significantly in the final three weeks.

The Linehan/Murphy Pension-Padding Act

Let's just call it what it is: an idiotic, self-serving effort.