Elena Veatch is a native New Yorker who joined the Campaign Workshop in the summer of 2016. Coming from a political science research background, Elena has spearheaded projects on topics ranging from U.S. presidential primaries to North Carolina immigration politics to local elections in upstate New York. Working to re-elect her college city’s mayor confirmed her desire to help advance progressive candidates and causes in campaigns of all sizes. Elena graduated summa cum laude from Skidmore College in 2016 with a B.A. in Government. She loves to hike and bike, and is always on the lookout for a good IPA.