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

Charlie Baker Called a Reporter 'Sweetheart'

Then made everything worse by calling her a 'friend.'

Will the Ballot Questions Be Close?

All four are fairly contentious, but not necessarily very competitive.

What Is Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance's Problem?

The group has been taking heat over its 'voter education' materials, and deservedly so.

Ann Wofford Won't Let Niki Tsongas Pass Go

It's 'outrageous' to let an incumbent go unchallenged, so she stepped up to the plate.

Here's the Winner of Our Primary Prediction Contest

Kevin Gilnack is the smartest person in Massachusetts politics.

Is Seth Moulton a Shoe-In?

The word on the street is he's already packing his bags for Washington.

One Quality, Two Big Wins

Maura Healey and Seth Moulton pulled off upsets thanks, in part, to one thing: gumption.

The New Massachusetts Democrates

Charlie Baker is, quite literally, the last straight man standing.

Don't Forget About These 10 GOP House Primaries

The outcomes could tip the balance of power in that caucus.

Tom Conroy Hearts New York?

The candidate loves Boston so much he features Manhattan on his website. Oops!