Alexis Schuler oversees a diverse portfolio of state policy initiatives including children’s dental health, election initiatives, the public safety performance project, and states’ public sector retirement systems. She has spent nearly twenty years working at the intersection of politics and policy in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining Pew, Alexis was a managing director at Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & Associates where she provided strategic counsel to corporate, association and non-profit clients including the Pew Campaign for Fuel Efficiency. A majority of her work was dedicated to running a $4 million per year multi-state legislative campaign for one of the largest healthcare associations in the country.
Alexis has served as the communications director for the Alliance for Justice during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, where she developed and implemented a communications strategy in coordination with a coalition of more than forty progressive organizations. Additionally, she has run her own political research and communications consulting firm and provided advice to presidential, senatorial, and gubernatorial campaigns.
She holds bachelors' degrees in both zoology and paleontology from the University of California at Berkeley, and conducted doctoral work in biology at the University of New Mexico.
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The Voting Information Project (VIP), an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts, is a collaboration with the states, Google, and other private sector partners to ensure that Americans have the official information they need to cast a ballot, including where to vote and what candidates and initiatives are on the ballot. Read More
In March, the Voting Information Project (VIP) announced that it had begun the process of identifying a new home for the project in 2018 and beyond. Read More
Every two years, following a federal election, the U.S. Census Bureau releases supplementary demographic information on who did and did not register to vote, as well as methods of registration. Last week, the bureau released data on the November 2016 election that demonstrate an expanding electorate and highlight important trends. Read More