04/24/2009 12:15 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Job Opening at

This is something of a bittersweet post. Eric Dienstfrey, my relentlessly hard working number two here at, will be moving on to bigger and better things in the fall. He has been accepted into the Graduate Program in Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Communication Arts. Congratulations Eric!

This news means that we have a job opening and big shoes to fill. This is a full-time, entry-level position in Washington DC with health care benefits, and we anticipate hiring in mid to late June. Applicants should have excellent proofreading skills, strong attention to detail and an abiding interest in political polling. While not required, the ideal applicant would also bring some previous knowledge of or experience in web site development/administration (especially with Movable Type), statistical analysis (especially with the R programming language) or database development (especially with PythonSQL).

If you are interested and would like more details on this unique opportunity, please email me and attach a resume.

Update:  We have filled the opening.  Many thanks to all that applied. 

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