Jay Cost

Jay Cost

Contributing Editor, The Weekly Standard

Jay Cost is an elections analyst, political historian, and a contributing editor at The Weekly Standard. His most recent book is The Price of Greatness: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and the Creation of American Oligarchy

He received a B.A. with High Distinction in government and history from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in political science from the University of Chicago. He resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and two children.