Alexander Schaffer is a research associate on Ballotpedia's School Board Elections Project. He first joined Ballotpedia in 2013 as a staff writer on the same project.
Schaffer primarily focuses on original research related to school boards, school board elections and candidates.
Originally from Milford, PA, Alex currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated in 2009 from the University of Pittsburgh, receiving a BA in History and Political Science.