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Joseph Napolitan, a pioneer in the field of political consulting, is largely credited with coining the term political consultant in the modern campaign era. He has been advising candidates, parties, and national governments since 1956. He is the founder of the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) and cofounder of the International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC), the two primary organizations for political consultants worldwide. He has served as president of each and was the first member ever inducted into the AAPC Hall of Fame. He is also treasurer and board member for the International Foundation for Election Systems. He is the author of the book The Election Game and How to Win It and numerous articles about politics including “100 Things I Have ...

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