revised Sept. 17, 2019)
The list below shows the state leadership for each of the campaigns organizing in Nevada. Click on the links in the chart at the top for more campaign staff and supporters. If you see anyone missing please email or call.
Megan Messerly. "Warren's campaign is a 'monster.' Harris's is 'top-tier." How presidential campaigns are stacking up in Nevada." The Nevada Independent, Sept. 1, 2019.
Rory Appleton. "Democratic presidential hopefuls compete for staffers, delegates." Las Vegas Review-Journal, July 12, 2019.
Vice President Joe Biden - Biden for President
State Director Hilary Barrett
(announced May 6, 2019) Campaign
manager on Joe Kopser for Congress in TX-21, June-Nov. 2018.
Director of operations and scheduling on John Chiang for Governor (CA),
Mar.-June 2018. Director of scheduling for U.S. Sen. Catherine
Cortez-Masto (NV), Nov. 2016-Mar. 2018. A deputy political
on coordinated table; also principal trip lead) in Nevada on Hillary
for America, May-Nov.
2016. Operations and training (Feb.-May 2016) and deputy training
director-presidential caucus (Aug. 2015-Feb. 2016) for the Nevada State
Democratic Party. Bachelor's degree in political science and
international studies from University of Utah, 2015. twitter
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker - Booker 2020
State Director Phil Kim
(June 2019) Director
AAPI outreach for the DNC, 2018. Organizing advocate for
Educators for Excellence, 2017. Deputy political director for the
Nevada State Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2016. Attended UC
Mayor Pete Buttigieg - Pete for America
director of the Nevada Assembly
Democratic Caucus for three years. twitter
Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro - Julián for the Future
State Director Kristian Carranza
(Mar. 2019, announced April
15, 2019) Digital consultant at Do
Big Things in Houston, Feb.-Mar. 2019. Field director on Gina
Ortiz Jones for Congress, Jan.-Nov. 2018. Regional coordinator on
Battleground Texas, Feb.-Dec. 2017. Regional field director on
Hillary for America, Feb.-Nov. 2016. Affordable Care Act
organizer with Brass Tactics, Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016. Digital
coordinator on Battleground Texas, June-Dec. 2015. Digital fellow
with Organizing for Action, June-Aug. 2015. Campus organizer for
Wendy Davis for Governor, Aug.-Nov. 2014. Studied at Texas A&M
University-Corpus Christi. twitter
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris - Kamala Harris for the People
State Director Ernesto Aprenza
The Nevada Independent on Mar. 29, 2019) Colorado
communications director/regional press secretary on Hillary for
America, June-Nov. 2016. PR specialist for Amazon in
Seattle, WA, May 2015-June 2016. Consultant to La Gloria Market,
Inc., Dec. 2014-May 2015. Latino organizing, regional field
director and deputy press secretary on Battleground Texas, May-Nov
2014. State outreach director for Students First in Columbus, OH,
Jan. 2013-May 2014. East Las Vegas field organizer and
spokesperson on Obama for America, Feb.-Nov. 2012. Internships in
the White House Office of Public Engagement and with Sen. Patty
Murray (WA). B.A. in international affairs from The George
University, 2011. twitter
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton - Seth Moulton for America ...ended campaign August 23
State Director Matthew DeFalco
(Apr. 2019) Strategic partner with Accretive
Consulting and with
Consili Inc. in Las Vegas from Feb. 2018. Campaign staffer on
many local races in 2018-19 (Michele Romero for Henderson City Council,
Cedric Crear for Las Vegas City Council, and Olivia Diaz for Las Vegas
City Council; Justin Jones for Clark County Commission, Jim Gibson for
Clark County Commission, Zach Conine for Nevada Treasurer, Sheriff Joe
Lombardo re-election, Cedric Crear’s special election for Las Vegas
City Council, and Question 5). Wildland firefighter for the
Bureau of Land Management, June 2015-June 2018. Primary candidate
for Henderson City Council in 2017, losing by less than half of one
percent. Interned for Sen. Harry Reid in 2011. Bachelor's
degree in political science and government from University of Nevada
Las Vegas, 2015. Soldier in the U.S. Army, Apr. 2008-Apr.
2011. Raised largely in Henderson, NV.
Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke - Beto for America
State Director Marina Negroponte
(announced July 22, 2019) Vice president of
strategy and external
affairs for We Are All Human, Nov. 2018-May 2019. New markets
analyst (Nov. 2017-Oct. 2018) and philanthropic partnerships officer
(Nov. 2016-Oct. 2017) for Vulcan Inc. Government relations
officer (June-Nov. 2016) and deputy head of programme (Jan. 2014-June
2016) and country coordinator (Purchase for Progress) (Jan. 2012-Jan.
2014) in Tanzania, and programme officer for Latin America and the
Caribbean (Aug. 2009-Dec. 2011) for the World Food Programme.
Consultant to the Division of Instructional and Information Technology
at the NYC Department of Education, Jan.-June 2009. Programme
officer (Food for Education) in India (Aug. 2005-Dec. 2006) and new
graduate in the policy, strategy and programme support division (July
2004-Aug. 2005) at World Food Programme. M.P.A. from Columbia
University's School of International and Public Affairs, 2009; B.A. in
interational relations from University of Pennsylvania, 2004. twitter
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders - Bernie 2020
State Director Sarah Michelsen
The Nevada Independent on Mar. 27, 2019) Executive
director of Arizona Wins (America Votes) since Sept. 2013.
Political and organizing consultant in Phoenix, Aug. 2012-Sept.
2013. Arizona state fellow for the Center for Progressive
Leadership, Jan.-Sept. 2012. M.P.P. from Arizona State
University, 2016; B.A. in women's and gender studies from American
University, 2009. twitter
Tom Steyer - Tom Steyer 2020
State Director Jocelyn Sida
27, 2019) Deputy campaign manager on Amy Vilela's congressional
campaign in NV-4 in the June 2018 primary. Nevada state director
and earlier deputy director and development associate at Mi Familia
in 2016. "No War With Iran" regional field organizer for MoveOn
from Aug. 2015. Worked on Emanuel Pleitez's 2013 campaign for
Mayor of Los Angeles. Candidate for Fontana (CA) School Board in
Nov. 2012. B.A. in political science and international
relations. Originally from El Monte, CA.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren - Warren for President
State Director Suzy Smith
(Feb. 2019, reported by Politico
on Mar. 3,
director of Let America Vote from July 2018. Freelance digital
strategist from 2011. Digital director on Jason Kander for U.S.
Senate (MO), Feb.-Nov. 2016. Digital director on Sylvester
Turner for Mayor (Houston), April-Dec. 2015. Digital director for
the Michigan Democratic Coordinated Campaign, Aug.-Nov. 2014.
Freelance brand director for Chalkfly, April-Oct. 2014.
Digital media strategist for Rational 360, May 2012-Aug. 2014.
Intern for Sen. Tom Carper (DE), Feb.-May 2012. Director of
online marketing and intern coordination for Hollywood Locations, Aug.
2010-Dec. 2011. Assistant researcher at UCLA, Feb. 2009-Dec.
2010. B.A. in political science from UCLA, 2009. twitter
Marianne Williamson - Marianne Williamson for President
Nevada State Director David Bagley
President at Bull City Works, LLC in Las Vegas from Dec. 2016;
president of One Future, a 501(c)(3) from Jan. 2019. Regional
field director for CADC, LLC in Las Vegas, July-Nov. 2018.
Founding board member of High Point Peacemakers (NC), Sept. 2017-June
2018; senior advisor to High Point International Community Clinic, May
2017-June 2018. Director of education at the Sylvan Learning
Center in Raleigh-Durham, Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016. Nutritionist at
Dribble Delights in Glasgow, UK. Business owner at MDDM
Properties LLC, Nov. 2008-Feb. 2014. English teacher in Georgia,
(Europe) Aug.-Dec. 2012. Air chemist for the City of Philadelphi,
Sept. 2009-May 2011. M.M.S. in clinical nutrition from University
of Glasgow, 2015; B.A. in sociology and B.S. in biological sciences
from Drexel University, 2013.
Nevada State Democratic Party
Chairman William McCurdy II
President Donald J. Trump - Trump Victory
Trump Victory State Director Joe Weaver
(May 2019) A regional field director for
the Michigan Republican Party from Aug. 2017. Studied at
University of Nevada Reno. twitter
Nevada Republican Party
Chairman Michael McDonald
(elected April 22, 2012;
re-elected in Sept. 2013, Nov. 2015, seeking re-election Sept. 7, 2019
July-Oct. 2015. Elected to the Las Vegas City Council
in 1995, defeated in 2003 re-election bid. Las Vegas
Metropolitan Police Department officer. Lifelong
resident of Las Vegas. twitter