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Angela Tombazzi

Angela M. Tombazzi is a liberal digital operative working as the director of data and technology for the left-of-center advocacy group State Voices. [1] She has previously worked for Ohio state-level and national left-progressive coalitions including America Votes.

State Voices

State Voices connects advocacy and activist organizations to each other so they can collaborate in “state tables” on mutual policy goals typically for progressive-leaning causes. [2] An immediate goal for State Voices is to secure advantages for liberal interests in Congressional and state legislative redistricting through changes to the 2020 U.S. Census. This includes taking measures to further account for minority groups, youth, and low-income individuals. [3]

Tombazzi is responsible for developing and maintaining the data team for State Voices’ 20 “state tables.” [4] State Voices is involved in voter registration, census and get out the vote efforts. [5]

Early Career

Before jumping into politics, she was an administrative assistant for Select Staffing from October 2007 to May 2008. [6]

Tombazzi began her career in the advocacy sector in 2008 at Ohio Voice, a division of State Voices, and America Votes-Ohio, working for both organizations. [7] America Votes is a left-of-center lobbying and advocacy coalition that supports left-of-center issue advocacy and expanding voting access. The organization bills itself as the “Coordination Hub of the Progressive Community.”

From June 2008 through December 2008, Tombazzi was a data and targeting associate for Ohio America Votes. [8] From 2009 through 2012, Tombazzi focused on competitive district targeting at Ohio Voice. [9] She was also the central Ohio field director for America Votes from May 2009 to June 2010, taking on additional duties when the organization was short-staffed. [10]

In August 2012, she began working as a data and program director for Ohio Voice, the division of the national group. In this role, she was involved in data targeting role with other nonprofit partners, promoted get-out-the-vote and voter registration efforts. [11]

She went to work for State Voices in January 2016 as a deputy director of data and technology, learning to run the department before taking over. She recruited and trained news staff in 20 states. [12]

References

  1. Angela Tombazzi. State Voices. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://statevoices.org/staff/angela-tombazzi/ ^
  2. “Who We Are.” State Voices. Accessed June 07, 2019. https://statevoices.org/about/who-we-are/. ^
  3. “Civic Representation.” State Voices. March 15, 2018. Accessed June 07, 2019. https://statevoices.org/2016/10/20/civic-representation/. ^
  4. Angela Tombazzi. State Voices. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://statevoices.org/staff/angela-tombazzi/ ^
  5. Angela Tombazzi. LinkedIn. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelatombazzi/ ^
  6. Angela Tombazzi. LinkedIn. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelatombazzi/ ^
  7. Angela Tombazzi. State Voices. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://statevoices.org/staff/angela-tombazzi/ ^
  8. Angela Tombazzi. LinkedIn. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelatombazzi/ ^
  9. Angela Tombazzi. LinkedIn. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelatombazzi/ ^
  10. Angela Tombazzi. LinkedIn. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelatombazzi/ ^
  11. Angela Tombazzi. LinkedIn. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelatombazzi/ ^
  12. Angela Tombazzi. LinkedIn. Accessed January 31, 2020. https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelatombazzi/ ^

Connected Organizations

  1. State Voices (Non-profit)
    Director of Data and Technology
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