Cynthia Richie Terrell

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Cynthia Richie Terrell is the founder and director of Representation2020 and helped to found FairVote - a leading electoral reform organization. Terrell has worked in the area of voting system reform in this country and abroad.

Previously, Terrell worked extensively on political campaigns, working as campaign manager and field director for campaigns for the U.S. President, U.S. House and U.S. Senate, for governor and for state and city-wide initiative efforts, including a state equal rights amendment and a city campaign for fair representation voting.

Terrell has been published in the Washington Post, The Nation, and The Christian Science Monitor and has appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal. She has three children and is active in the Quaker community and in civic affairs in Takoma Park, MD. She graduated with a B.A. in political science from Swarthmore College in 1986.

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