Why local offices matter

Why local offices matter

I work in politics, but in the hours after Sandy struck New York, the only elected officials on my mind were those in my neighborhood. I admit it. There are times I don’t think much about my local elected officials. Until disaster strikes. I’ve been moved by the response of our Mayor, Governor, and President, […]

About the Author

Jessica’s expertise is in expanding the electorate to include youth, union members, people of color, and low income voters. Jessica directed New York State’s largest legislative advocacy organization, the SEIU-backed Healthcare Education Project (HEP), and managed the nine top priority states for the historic election of Barack Obama.