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Senior Election Expert


Ryan has served as an election staffer since creating voter registration programs in 25 high schools in 1991. Much of his work has been with Cook County, IL, as Deputy Director of Elections, managing diverse responsibilities including early voting, vote by mail, voter file integrity and election day oversight. More recently, he has consulted with state and local election offices on a variety of topics including early voting, election communications and election security. In addition, Ryan is the founder of a kayak rental business that introduces city dwellers to natural areas.