Charles Franklin is a professor of Law and Public Policy at Marquette University Law School, where he directs the Marquette Law School Poll. The Marquette Law School poll is widely cited as one of the most reliable polls in the nation. Since it began in 2012, the poll has been cited in over 10,000 news articles and more than 25 hours of television news coverage. In 2005, Franklin co-founded pollster.com, an award-winning website for the analysis of polling data. He was professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 22 years before leaving to join the Marquette Law School. In addition, since 2002, he has been a member of the ABC News election night Decision Desk.