Friday, January 18, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Exploratory Committee Announces Hires

Elizabeth Warren Exploratory Committee Announces Hires with Deep New Hampshire Experience

Boston, MA - The Elizabeth Warren Exploratory Committee today announced that four operatives with extensive New Hampshire experience - Roger Lau, Elizabeth Wester, Kate Moore, and Tracey Lewis - have joined the exploratory committee as it plans for the early states and lays the groundwork for a potential presidential run.
Liz Wester has spent the last ten years fighting for progressive causes in various campaign positions and non-for-profit organizations, including the New Hampshire Democratic Party, Standing Up for New Hampshire Families, the Human Rights Campaign, and Hillary for America as political director. She most recently served as the state director for America Votes New Hampshire, which helped to coordinate the New Hampshire Campaign for Voting Rights. She has also worked with Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas and Congressman John Tierney of Massachusetts.

Roger Lau has spent the last twenty years serving in various government and campaign positions for members of the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, including John Kerry and Elizabeth Warren. He most recently served as the campaign manager for Warren’s re-election campaign and has previous New Hampshire experience by ways of working on presidential campaigns for both John Kerry and Hillary Clinton. He also worked at the Commerce Department during the Obama administration.

Tracey Lewis served as the deputy executive director and chief operating officer at the DSCC and as the primary states director for Hillary for America in 2016. In 2014 she was the chief operating officer for Michelle Nunn’s Georgia senate campaign after being Senator Warren’s deputy campaign manager in 2012. She served as the first African American coordinated campaign director in Massachusetts then became Hillary Clinton’s New Hampshire field director in 2008.  During the 2008 presidential generation election, she was the general elections director for the New Hampshire Campaign for Change and also worked in New Hampshire for John Kerry. She has managed three coordinated campaigns, worked on four presidential campaigns and organized in sixteen states across the country including Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

Kate Moore is a long-time member of the Warren team, starting as a field organizer on Elizabeth Warren's 2012 campaign. She served as a regional director in Senator Warren’s Boston office, and as political director during the 2018 re-election campaign. In 2016, she was deputy political director for Hillary Clinton's New Hampshire general election campaign. She is a graduate of Smith College.

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