Alexandra Chandler

Head of National Election Advocacy Team & Policy Strategist

Alexandra Chandler leads Protect Democracy’s national-level elections and voting rights advocacy and national security policy work, including lobbying Congress and the executive branch, convening cross-ideological civil society coalitions, and directing scenario planning to protect free and fair elections and peaceful transfers of power. She oversees Protect Democracy’s support to the Committee on Safe and Secure Elections, Count Every Hero, and the National Task Force on Election Crises. Previously, Alexandra was a career Intelligence Community professional for 13 years, including roles at the Office of Naval Intelligence and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 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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