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Alexandra Chandler

Alexandra Chandler

Policy Advocate


Alexandra Chandler co-leads Protect Democracy’s elections and voting rights efforts, and coordinates staff support for the National Task Force on Election Crises. Previously, Alexandra was a career national security professional for 13 years, including roles at the Office of Naval Intelligence and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, where she led the Intelligence Community analytic effort to disrupt the proliferation of WMD by sea and developed policies to prevent the politicization of intelligence. In 2018, she was the first openly transgender candidate to run for Congress from Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Brown University and Brooklyn Law School.

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