Ron Faucheux graduated from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. He also holds a Juris Doctor from the LSU Law Center and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of New Orleans. A former Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, he's also served as a political consultant, U.S. Senate chief of staff,  editor and publisher of Campaigns & Elections magazine and a presidential appointee to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. 

President, Clarus Research Group

As head of the nonpartisan polling company, Clarus Research Group, Dr. Faucheux has handled hundeds of public opinion studies and market research projects for numerous corporate, association and nonprofit clients. He's recognized for his groundbreaking work in message development strategies and for his ability to accurately track political and issue trends.

Author & Speaker

Ron Faucheux authored Running for Office, a popular book that's read by thousands of political candidates and elected officials around the world, including heads of state.

He's also edited The Debate Book, Campaign Battle Lines and Winning Elections.

Dr. Faucheux appeared on national network TV news shows over 350 times and is a regular source for quotes and analysis for numerous daily newspapers and blogs.