Louis Jacobson is deputy editor of PolitiFact, the fact-checking website that is part of the Tampa Bay Times of Florida. Previously, he was deputy editor of the congressional newspaper Roll Call, the founding editor of its affiliate, CongressNow, and a staff correspondent at National Journal. Since the 2010 election cycle, Jacobson has handicapped gubernatorial, state legislative and state attorney general races, as well as the electoral college, for Governing. Since 2002, he has handicapped state and federal races for such publications as the Cook Political Report, the Rothenberg Political Report, Roll Call, Stateline.org and PoliticsPA.com. Jacobson was a contributing writer to two editions of the Almanac of American Politics, and he has won awards for statehouse coverage from Capitolbeat.