Lincoln Project Board Member and Senior Advisor Megan Matson is a lifelong Democrat now Lincoln Democrat, committed to winning this single-issue pro-democracy fight. After early years as a Creative Director, Megan joined the transformative 2003 Howard Dean campaign as an organizer. She went on to found a data-driven national PAC focussed on absentee voter registration for single moms in the swing states, called the MMOB. Megan and the MMOB went on to organize policy change at school boards around the country, recruit and train Pollworkers for Democracy, successfully litigate with plaintiff Dolores Huerta for secure voting, and help launch Marin Clean Energy, a breakthrough utility model that now serves 11 million Californians. Megan is a partner at Table Rock Infrastructure Partners where she helped finance, launch and now manage the first labor-owned public-private-partnership in the country, raising $172MM in patient capital to upgrade core water and wastewater infrastructure, and win WIFIA microgrid funding for the city of Rialto, CA. Reacting to the family separations at the border, Megan took a political sabbatical and moved to Texas to work as an organizer on Beto O’Rourke’s 2018 Senate campaign. She then partnered with Andrea Miller and Deepak Puri to launch the SeeSay2020 election incidents heat map, in coalition with The Lincoln Project. She worked with Lincoln Senior Advisor Trygve Olson on his 7 Rules For Dealing with Autocrats outreach, joined the Lincoln Project Board, and recruited Obama campaign tech alum and founding YouTube developer Angus Durocher to help build The Union, a single issue pro-democracy initiative incubated by The Lincoln Project. Megan is a graduate of Yale University, and lives in Northern California with her family.

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