Josh is a GA alum and a data analyst with expertise in grassroots engagement for national and local political campaigns with a particular interest in the behavioral psychology of voting and civic engagement. He spent five years working in northern and southwest Virginia for candidates at all levels of government from Blacksburg Town Council to President of the United States. In 2013 he ran a campaign that registered over 3,000 Virginia Tech students to vote for state and local candidates and tested innovative messaging and communications tactics to persuade them to show up and make their voices heard on election day.
Today Josh is a targeting and data analyst for a survey research firm in Washington D.C., an occasional contributor to AMERICAblog.com, and the advocacy chair for the National Capital Area chapter of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
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