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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By the time the polls closed on Election Day, hundreds of thousands of U.S. voters had accessed Voting Information Project (VIP) tools to find their polling places. In addition, states, local governments, and civic groups across the country placed the Voting Information Tool on their websites throughout 2017 to support voters looking for key information about primaries, runoffs, and local and... Read More
As Election Day nears, the Voting Information Project (VIP) has seen more than 410,000 voters access Get to the Polls and the Voting Information Tool to look up information for elections across the country. Read More
Over the past few months, some of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes ever recorded have hit the United States, and hurricane season doesn’t end until Nov. 30. But even in parts of the country that aren’t subject to hurricanes, it’s important for states to be prepared for large-scale weather events that could impede voters’ ability to cast ballots on Election Day. Read More