David Montgomery is a political reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press in Minnesota, where he focuses on explaining politics and policy to readers. His particular focus is using data, graphics, maps, code and interactive tools to convey information, in addition to more traditional reporting. Before coming to Minnesota, David covered politics for several newspapers in South Dakota and studied political science at Grinnell College. A native of the Chicago suburbs, he currently lives in St. Paul, Minnesota and has also lived in Iowa, Nebraska, Washington and Aix-en-Provence, France. In his spare time, David enjoys learning about history, philosophy and economics, playing board games, watching his beloved Chicago Cubs, hiking and generally overthinking everything.
Contact David Montgomery via email or by phone at 605-223-1233.