John Fund is a columnist for The Wall Street Journal and its OpinionJournal.com and an on-air contributor to 24-hour cable news networks CNBC and MSNBC. He is the author of several books, including Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy (Encounter Books, 2004) and The Dangers of Regulation Through Litigation (American Tort Reform Foundation, 2000). He is a tireless opponent of pork barrel, earmarks, and lack of transparency in Congress.
Mr. Fund joined the Journal in 1984 as a deputy features
editor and became an editorial page writer specializing in politics
two years later. In 1995, he was named a member of the Journal's
editorial board, where he served until turning to the role of
columnist on OpinionJournal.com and concentrating on his book
on voter fraud.
He worked as a research analyst for the California Legislature in Sacramento before beginning his journalism career in 1982 as a reporter for the syndicated columnists Rowland Evans and Robert Novak. In 1993, he received the Warren Brooks award for journalistic excellence from the American Legislative Exchange Council. Mr. Fund attended California State University, where he studied journalism and science.