Paul Maslin

Paul Maslin is one of the leading observers of public opinion and campaign strategists in the country. After a decade in Washington, D.C., where he advised six presidential candidates, a dozen U.S. Senators, and scores of Governors, Mayors and members of Congress, Mr. Maslin moved to California in 1989. In 1992, he joined Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz and Associates.

Mr. Maslin has personally helped win many key campaigns in both California and across the country in the past decade. In 2003-2004, he was the pollster and one of the key strategists in Howard Dean's groundbreaking run for President which opened new venues for grassroots organizing and fundraising. He worked for Governor Bill Richardson in his 2008 presidential campaign. Mr. Maslin has also advised U.S. Senators Herb Kohl and Russ Feingold, and Mayors Bill White of Houston, Tom Menino of Boston, and Tom Barrett of Milwaukee. He was a key strategist in all the campaigns from 1998-2003 of former Governor Gray Davis of California.

Paul Maslin also advised several other members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives, as well as other statewide, congressional, and local candidates; and has provided his expertise to many ballot initiatives in California and Arizona, ranging from education reform to Indian gaming, which have proved victorious. Mr. Maslin has also advised many other national organizations and Fortune 500 corporations.

Paul Maslin's observations have appeared in such publication as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Salon.com, The Atlantic magazine and he has appeared on programs such as The Today Show, Frontline, and The CBS Evening News.

Mr. Maslin was born in Inglewood, CA, and graduated from Harvard College in 1978. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin and may be reached at paul@fm3research.com.