Washington, DC – Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz today announced the hiring of attorney and former Obama for America voter protection expert Pratt Wiley as Director of Voter Protection for the Democratic National Committee.
“Voter education and protection is one of the four pillars at the very core of the DNC’s mission,” said DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. “Pratt Wiley has been a phenomenal champion of that mission, and we are pleased that he is bringing his expertise to our ranks. I know that with Pratt on our team, we will build out our proactive voter protection program to ensure that in 2014 and beyond every eligible American can register to vote, cast their ballot, and be confident that their vote will be counted.”
Previously, Wiley served as the National Regional Voter Protection Coordinator for Obama for America in battleground states including Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire. During the campaign, he was responsible for the clear communication to targeted communities of voter law changes, and building programs to assist in registering and educating voters.