revised January 31, 2020)
The list below shows the state leadership for each of the major campaigns organizing in New Hampshire. Click on the links in the chart at top for more campaign staff and supporters. If you see anyone missing please email or call.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet - Bennet for America
State Director Zach Marcus
State and local coordinator
for End Citizens United, June-Nov.
2018. Communications director on Friends of Marilyn Mosby (MD),
Apr.-June 2018. Campaign manager on Elizabeth Guzman for Delegate
(Dale City), May-June 2017. Presss officer for NM Senate
Democratic Caucus legislative staff (Jan.-Mar. 2017) and caucus
idrector for the NM Senate Democratic Caucus, June 2015-Dec.
2016. Campaign manager on Willie Randall for Delegate (Norfolk,
VA), Apr. -Aug. 2015. Campaign manager on Nyquist for
Senate (NH 9th District), Mar.-Nov. 2014. Campaign manager on
Euille for Congress (VA-8), Feb.-Mar. 2014. Campaign manager on
Toni Radler for Delegate (VA-55), June-Nov. 2013.
Operations manager on Susan Hippen for Delegate (VA-210, Mar.-June
2013. Regional outreach director on John Douglass for Congress
(VA-5), June-Nov. 2012. B.S. in political science and government
from William & Mary, 2012.
Former Vice President Joe Biden - Biden for President
State Director Ian Moskowitz
(reported by WMUR on Apr. 25,
manager on Steve Dettelbach's run for Ohio Attorney General, May
2017-Nov. 2018. Account executive at AL Media, Sept.-Nov.
2016. Campaign manager on Galbraith for Vermont, Mar.-Aug.
2016. Political director for the New Hampshire Democratic Party,
Dec. 2014-Feb. 2016. NH Senate Democratic Caucus campaign manager
for state Sen. David Watters re-election and for Maureen Manning for
state Senate, May-Nov. 2014. Special assistant to New York City
Council Member Annabel Palma, Mar. 2013-May 2014. Research
assistant at D Squared Tax Strategies, Jan.-May 2013. Finance
assistant on Mark Murphy for Congress (NY), June-Nov. 2012. B.A.
in political science from Boston University, 2012. twitter
Mayor Pete Buttigieg - Pete for America
State Director Victoria Williams
(announced as deputy state director on June 21, 2019, promoted to state director following departure of initial state director Michael Ceraso in early Aug. 2019) Counsel for the judiciary and trade policy (from Jan. 2019) and counsel for economic policy (Jan. 2017-Jan. 2019) to U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan. Director of operations, compliance and scheduling on Hassan's U.S. Senate campaign, Nov. 2015-Dec. 2016. J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2015; B.B.A. in international business from Texas Tech University, 2011. twitter
Former State Director Michael Ceraso ...to beginning of
(reported May 6, 2019) Co-founder of
Winning Margins, from Apr. 2017. Candidate for Claremont City
Council, July-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager on Krish Vignarajah for
Governor (MD), Nov. 2017-Jan. 2018. Worked for the SCDP, May-June
2017. Worked on Jimmy Gomez for Congress special election
campaign in Los Angeles, Jan.-May 2017. Did mail for SG&A
Consulting, Inc., Feb.-Apr. 2017. Policy researcher in the U.S.
House, Aug. 2016-Jan. 2017. Campaign manager on Alan Grayson for
Senate (FL), May-Aug. 2016. California state director (Mar.-May
2016), Northeast director (Feb.-Mar. 2016) and deputy
director on the NH primary campaign (Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016) for
Bernie 2016. Deputy program director at Airbnb, June 2014-Sept.
2015 in the Los Angeles area. Ceraso has worked on numerous
campaigns and organizing efforts since 2008, including as a deputy
field director in Manchester, NH on the Obama campaign, May-Nov. 2012
and a field organizer on the Obama campaign in Carlsbad, NM, Aug.-Nov.
2008. In addition to campaigns he has worked with Greenpeace as a
training coordinator in the L.A. area, 2006-11, and city coordinator in
the Philadelphia area, March-Aug. 2008. B.S. in political science
and government from Pitzer College, 2014. twitter
U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard - Tulsi 2020
State Coordinator Shani Pomerantz
Has worked in a variety of jobs including as a health
coach, and running a small
business. Lived in Kailua, Hawaii for 11 years; volunteered on
Gabbard's campaigns for Congress and City Council. Originally
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar - Amy for America
State Director Scott Merrick
(announced Apr. 10, 2019) Vice president
development for Athenium Analytics, a technology company based in
Dover, NH, Aug. 2016-Nov. 2018. Deputy state director
for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Feb. 2009-Aug. 2016. State
representative from Coos County, including assistant majority floor
leader, Dec. 2004-Oct. 2009. B.A. in political science and
government from Tufts University, 2008. New Hampshire
State Director Wyatt Ronan
(reported by WMUR
the New Hampshire Democratic Party, Feb. 2017-June
2018. Regional press secretary in Youngstown, OH on Hillary for
America July-Nov. 2016. New Hampshire press secretary at NextGen
Climate, June 2015-May 2016. Public relations assistant at
Solomon McCown & Co. (Boston), July-Dec. 2014. Communications
director on Bill Walczak for Mayor of Boston, April-Sept. 2013.
Field organizer at Organizing for America in Nashua, NH, July-Nov.
2012. B.A. in communications studies and political science
from Northeastern University, 2015. twitter
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders - Bernie 2020
State Director Shannon Jackson
(from Sept. 15, 2019, replacing initial state director
Caiazzo) Campaign manager on Sanders' 2018 re-election campaign,
Mar. 2018-Feb. 2019. Executive director at Our Revolution, July
2016-Feb. 2018. Senior advisor to Bernie 2016, May 2015-July
2016. Budget analyst for the U.S. Senate Budget Committee, Dec.
2014-May 2015. Correspondence manager and staff assistant at the
U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Feb. 2013-Dec. 2014.
Staff assistant to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, July 2012-Feb. 2013.
ESL teacher in Kalasin, Thailand, 2011-12. B.S. in environmental
science and policy from University of Maryland College Park. twitter
Former State Director Joe Caiazzo ...to Sept. 15, 2019
reassigned to Massachusetts State Director
(announced Mar. 12, 2019) Campaign manager on
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)'s 2018 re-election. Principal at
Knox Cannon Strategies, LLC from Jan. 2012. Rhode
Island state director on Hillary for America from June 2016.
Rhode Island communications and political director (March-April 2016)
and Massachusetts communications and political director (Dec.
2015-March 2016) on Bernie 2016. Has worked on many campaigns in
Mass. including political advisor to Seth Moulton for Congress,
Sept.-Nov. 2014; campaign manager on Mike Lake for lieutenant governor,
June-Sept. 2014; and political director on Don Berwick for governor,
April 2013-May 2014. B.A. in history and theology from Barry
University, 2009. twitter
Tom Steyer - Tom Steyer 2020
State Director Michael Morrill
27, 2019) Executive director of Greyroots Action from July
2017. Interim executive director at Progress South Carolina, July
2017-Aug. 2018. Executive director of Keystone Progress, July
2008-June 2017. Executive director of Pennsylvanians United for
Quality Care, June 2003-Aug. 2008. M.Div. in theology,
communications from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1990;
undergraduate studies at Eastern Nazarene College.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren - Warren for President
State Director Liz Wester
(per Jan. 14, 2019 tweet by the Boston Globe's James Pindell) New Hampshire state director of America Votes. Special assistant for policy and projects to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, Jan.-Sept. 2017. New Hampshire political director (May-Nov. 2016) and NH deputy political director and trips director (April 2015-May 2016) on Hillary for America. Director of the Committee to Elect House Democrats for the NHDP, April 2014-April 2015. Outreach coordinator for U.S. Rep. John Tierney, April 2013-April 2014. Data coordinator for the Human Rights Campaign, Jan.-March 2013. Field director for Niki Tsongas, April-Nov. 2012. Field director for Standing Up for New Hampshire Families, Oct. 2011-April 2012. Field organizer for the Human Rights Campaign, Jan.-July 2011. Field organizer for the NHDP, Aug.-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political science, history and B.S. in political science and government from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2010. twitter
Andrew Yang - Friends of Andrew Yang
State Director Khrystina Snell
(Apr. 2019) Project manager at Reaching Higher
NH, Oct. 2018-Mar.
2019. Campaign manager (June-Sept. 2018) and call time manager
(Mar. 2017-June 2018) on Marchand for NH. Political director
(July-Nov. 2016) and finance assistant (Mar.-July 2016) on Dan Weeks
for Executive Council. Fellow in New England on Hillary for
America, Sept. 2015-Feb. 2016. Bachelor's degree in liberal arts
and sciences/liberal studies from University of Massachusetts Lowell,
Former U.S. Rep. John K. Delaney - Friends of John Delaney ...ended campaign January 31
Deputy State Director Julian Avery (Jenna) Sutcliffe
(top person in NH from mid-Oct. 2019 succeeding Chris MacKenzie; regional field director from Aug. 2019; started as a field organizer in Mar. 2019) Bachelor's degree in American government and politics from Clark University, 2019. Originally from New Hampshire.
Former State Director Chris MacKenzie ...to mid October
2019) Comes to the position from serving as communications
director (from April 2018) and press secretary (Feb. 2017-April 2018)
to U.S. Rep. Terry Sewell (AL). Communications and digital
director for U.S. PIRG, Aug. 2015-Feb. 2017. Communications and
legislative aide (March-Aug. 2015), legislative correspondent (July
2013-March 2015) and staff assistant (Jan.-Uuly 2013) to U.S. Rep. John
Delaney. Regional field director (April-Nov. 2012) and field
organizer (Jan.-April 2012 on Friends of John Delaney. Policy
issues coordinator for the National Association of Real Estate
Investment Trusts, July 2011-Jan. 2012. Degree in political
science from American University, 2011. Internships include in
U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter's office. From Hopkinton, NH. twitter
Sen. Cory Booker - Cory 2020 ...suspended
campaign January 13
2019) Coordinated Campaign
(April-Nov. 2018) and political director (Mar. 2017-April 2018) for the
New Hampshire Democratic Party. Deputy organizing director for
the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, April-Nov. 2016. Regional
Marianne Williamson - Marianne Williamson for President .
...cut entire staff including NH as reported January 2; suspended campaign January 10
Feb. 18, 2019) Of Counsel to Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. since
2012; also is a musician and active in arts and entertainment.
Democratic nominee for the open U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Judd
Gregg (R) in 2010, losing to Kelly Ayotte by 60.1% to 36.7%.
Elected to Congress in 2006, defeating Rep. Bass by 52.7% to 45.6%;
president of the freshman class; re-elected in 2008, def. Jennifer
Horn. Unsuccessful candidate for Congress against U.S. Rep.
Charlie Bass (R) in NH-2 in 2004. Partner and shareholder at
Shaheen & Gordon, 1996-2006. Attorney in private practice,
1983-96. An Assistant Attorney General, 1980-82. Attorney
with the NH Department of Justice, 1978-80. J.D. from Boston
College Law School, 1978; B.A. in French, theater from Dartmouth
College, 1972. Born in New York City.
HUD Secretary and Mayor Julián
...NH campaign active to November 11; suspended campaign January 2, 2020
State Director State Rep. Manny Espitia
(announced Feb. 25, 2019) State Representative
in Nashua's Ward 4
(Hillsborough 31), elected Nov. 2018. Executive director fo the
Nashua Democratic City Committee in 2018. Legislative director
for Free and Fair NH. Constituent services coordinator for U.S.
Sen. Maggie Hassan in Nashua. Assistant to Nashua Mayor Jim
Donchess, 2016. Organizer on Hillary for America's New Hampshire
campaign. Worked in Texas for the DCCC. Worked on President
Obama's re-election campaign in New Mexico. Graduated from
Princeton in 2011. twitter
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris - Kamala Harris for the People
...pulled most resources out of NH at the end of October; suspended campaign December 3
State Director Craig Brown
(reported on Jan. 24, 2019) Campaign manager on
campaign for Governor of New Hampshire from April 2018. Campaign
manager on Joyce Craig's campaign for Mayor
of Manchester, May-Nov. 2017. State operations manager for Sen.
Maggie Hassan. Operations director for Sen. Al Franken (DFL-MN)'s
2014 re-election. Deputy field director on Hassan's 2012 campaign
for governor. Manchester native. twitter
Gov. Steve Bullock - Bullock for President ..suspended campaign December 2
Acting State Director Nick Baldick
State Director Rich Thuma ...to beginning of Sept. 2019
(reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on June 20,
manager on Gray Chynoweth’s for Executive Council District 4, May-Nov.
2018. Campaign manager on VanValkenburg for Delegate, Apr.-Nov.
2017. A deputy organizing director in Pennsylvania (May-Nov.
2016), organizing director in New Mexico (Apr.-June 2016) and regional
organizing director in Concord, NH (Apr. 2015-April 2016) on Hillary
for America. A regional field director in Sioux City for the Iowa
Democratic Party, April-Nov. 2014. Field organizer on Joe Kennedy
for Congress (MA), Jan.-April 2014. Director of scheduling on Ed
Markey for Senate, Jan.-July 2013. Deputy director of scheduling
on Joe Kennedy for Congress, March-Dec. 2012. B.S. in political
science from Northeastern University, 2010. twitter
Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke - Beto for America ...ended campaign November 1
State Director Mike Ollen
(announced May 22, 2019) Previously state
director (May 2017-May
2019) and deputy state director (Jan.-May 2017) to U.S. Sen. Maggie
Hassan. Political director on Maggie Hassan for New Hampshire,
Mar.-Dec. 2016. Deputy political director on Hillary Clinton's NH
primary campaign, Apr. 2015-Feb. 2016. Associate at Hilltop
Public Solutions from Jan. 2015. Deputy political director on
Shaheen for Senate, April-Dec. 2014. Constituent services
coordinator/veterans and military families liaison for U.S. Rep. Annie
Kuster, Jan. 2013-April 2014. Regional field director in
Strafford County for Obama for America, July-Nov. 2012; field organizer
for Organizing for America-NH in Nashua, Feb.-July 2012.
Inventory manager for Boston City Properties, March 2011-Feb.
2012. Speech writing assistant in the Office of Gov. Deval
Patrick, Sept. 2011-Jan. 2012. B.A. in communications, public
advocacy and rhetoric from Northeastern University, 2011. twitter
U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan - Tim Ryan for America ...ended campaign October 24
Director of States Peter Mellinger
State Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign director, Jan.-Nov.
2018. Campaign manager on Susan Platt's run for Lt. Governor of
Virginia in the June 2017 primary. Organizing
director for New Hampshire Together, the NHDP's Coordinated Campaign,
April-Nov. 2016; regional organizing director for Manchester on
Clinton's NH primary campaign, April 2015-April 2016. Deputy
field director for the Kentucky Democratic Party, Aug.-Nov. 2014.
Director of operations for U.S. Rep. Daniel Maffei (NY), July 2013-Aug.
2014. Finance/compliance on Terry McAuliffe for Governor,
April-July 2013. Field organizer in Iowa City on Obama for
America, July-Nov. 2012. Studied at Bucknell University. twitter
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - Gillibrand 2020 ...ended campaign August 28
State Director Pat Devney
Feb. 13, 2019) Campaign manager on U.S. Sen. Joe
Manchin (WV)'s re-election, Oct. 2017-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager
on Colin Van Ostern's run for governor of New Hampshire, April-Nov.
2016. Campaign manager on Chris Bell's run for Mayor of Houston
in 2015. Campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Ann McLane Kuster's
re-election in 2014. Special projects director for U.S. Sen.
Mazie Hirono (HI), 2012-13. Campaign manager on Nathan Granger
for State Senate (LA), Feb. 2011. Worked in Louisiana in late
2009-mid-2010 and in Virginia in the 2009 cycle. "...a veteran of
multiple senate races and brings significant experience managing
successful campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels."
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton - Seth Moulton for America ...ended campaign August 23
Deputy State Director Zac Elder
(June 2019...started as
special assistant, Apr.-June 2019)
Special assistant on Seth Moulton for Congress, Jan. 2018-Apr.
2019. Bachelor's degree in American history and public policy.
Gov. Jay Inslee
- Inslee for America ...ended
State Director Jennifer Keeler
Former Gov. John Hickenlooper - Hickenlooper 2020 ...ended campaign August 15
Political Director Nolan Varee ...to end of June 2019
(Apr. 2019) Finance director on Delgado for
Congress (NY), Aug.
2017-Nov. 2018. Campaign manager for the Stark Society, Apr.-Aug.
2017. Campaign manager on Garvey for NH Senate, May-Nov.
2016. B.A. in politics from Saint Anselm College, 2016.
U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell - Swalwell for America ...ended campaign July 9
State Director Mackenzie Murphy
(Mar. 2019) Most recently interned with U.S.
Rep. Ro Khanna (CA), Jan.-Mar. 2019. Campaign manager on Mindi
Messmer's campaign for
Congress in NH CD-1, Apr.-Sept. 2018. Served with Americorps
VISTA, Aug. 2017-Aug. 2018. Youth minister at Our Lady of Mercy
in Merrimack, May 2017-Feb. 2018. B.S. in business administration
B.S. in psychology from Granite State College, 2019; Associate's degree
from Nashua Community College, 2017. twitter
Bill de Blasio
- de Blasio 2020
no known staff or supporters
President Donald J. Trump - Trump Victory
Trump Victory State Director Eric Mitchell
Former Gov. Bill Weld - Weld 2020 Presidential Campaign Committee, Inc.
Chairman Peter Spaulding
(announced Sept. 10, 2019)
County Commissioner. Chaired Sen. McCain's 2008 and 2000 New
Hampshire primary campaign. Director
business relations for the NH Department of Employment Security,
Jan. 2007-June 2010. Executive
(District Two) from 1983-2006. Vice president for
community relations with Providian National Bank in Concord, May
1994-Mar. 2006. A Merrimack County Commissioner from 1970-92 (one
of three). B.A. in political science from the
University of New Hampshire in 1966. New Hampshire native; grew
up in Bradford, resident of Hopkinton.
base" in New Hampshire effective Nov. 4, 2019
Chairman Ray Buckley
Republican Party of New Hampshire
Chairman Stephen Stepanek
(elected Jan. 26, 2019) Regional
Administrator of GSA's New
2018. State representative, 2014-16 and
2010-12. President of White Cliff Technology from Apr.
2006. Managing partner of White Cliff Realty from 2003.
President of Hampshire Paper Corporation, 1978-2003. B.S. in
finance from Villanova University, 1973.