Dhrumil Mehta is a Democracy and Technology fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Database Journalist at FiveThirtyEight. He builds and maintains databases and writes and reports on issues around elections and politics. Dhrumil holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Northwestern University where he focused on artificial intelligence and natural language processing. His research focused on understanding political environments by computationally studying political rhetoric. He was previously a Software Engineer at Amazon and an intern with the Mediacloud project at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard as well as a student fellow at the Knight Lab for Media Innovation at Northwestern.