Kyle Kondik
Managing Editor, Sabato’s Crystal Ball

University of Virginia Center for Politics


Key takeaways from my presentation:

  • Grasp of the likely outcome of the 2016 election
  • Learn what factors are likely to determine that outcome
  • Gain a sense of the bigger-picture factors driving American politics


Sabato’s Crystal Ball is the University of Virginia Center for Politics’ authoritative, nonpartisan newsletter on American campaigns and elections. As manager of the Center’s Washington, D.C., office, Kyle analyzes presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial politics, cited by the BBC, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BuzzFeed. He is a frequent contributor to Politico Magazine and has evaluated American politics on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. His book, The Bellwether: Why Ohio Picks the President, an analysis of his home state’s long tradition of voting for presidential winners, will be released in June 2016 by Ohio University Press.