Sean McElwee


Political Commentator

Policy Analyst, Demos

Founder, Data for Progress

Co-Founder, AbolishIce

Sean McElwee is a political activist, commentator, and founder of the left-of-center think tank Data for Progress, a project of the incubation group Tides Advocacy Fund. McElwee is also a policy analyst for the center-left think tank Demos and a contributor to a number of center-left news and commentary websites, including the Nation, the Atlantic, Vox, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. McElwee is a co-founder of the website AbolishICE.

Connected Organizations

  1. Abolish ICE (Non-profit)
  2. Data for Progress (Non-profit)
    Founder, Executive Director
  3. Demos (Non-profit)
    Policy Analyst
  4. Take Back the Court (Non-profit)
    Director of Research and Polling
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