Mahtesian Joins Politico

Another big, big get for the Politico…

From the release:

    Politico today announced Charles Mahtesian, editor of National Journal’s Almanac of American Politics, the biennial book often referred to as “the bible of American politics”, has joined POLITICO to serve as national politics editor. …

    Prior to joining the Almanac, Mahtesian spent eight years as a national correspondent for Governing magazine, where he covered state legislatures, governors and urban politics.

    He began his career reporting on elections and congressional redistricting for Congressional Quarterly, where he was also a contributing writer to the books, Politics in America and Congressional Districts in the 1990s.

    Mahtesian has written for a variety of newspapers, journals and magazines including The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, National Journal, Campaigns and Elections, and Congress Daily. He currently writes a monthly column on politics for Government Executive magazine and is a contributing editor at National Journal magazine.