George Roderick is the Program Associate, Elections and Voting at Democracy Fund, an independent foundation working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. George works with the Elections and Voting team to form stronger partnerships with philanthropic peers who advocate for free and fair elections and supports aligned grantmaking activity across other programs within the organization.
George joined Democracy Fund from Fair Fight Action, where he managed the organization’s national voter protection portfolio, working with state-based leaders to build and bolster pro-voting infrastructure while preparing for and defending against threats facing our elections and institutions in states across the country. Since 2016, George has had the privilege of working with pro-democracy coalitions, grassroots organizations, candidates, and activists in over 25 states.
Originally from Illinois and now based in Colorado, George graduated with a B.A. in political science from Gustavus Adolphus College.