Dave Newton - Unrig Spotlight 2020

Dave Newton

Dave Newton

Dave Newton

Democracy Organizer | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Dave is a committed organizer working to build an authentic, participatory Democracy in Kentucky through large scale voter registration, education, mobilization, candidate training, and electoral reform. Most notably he works to restore voting rights for people with felonies in their past by helping to train people who have lost their right to vote to tell their stories and organize in their communities. He’s former Deputy Director of the Center for Media Justice in Oakland, CA, a graduate of the University of Kentucky with degrees in History and Political Science, a former external organize with SEIU 2015, and a former campaign consultant for a range of candidates running for public office. He’s currently gearing up for Kentucky’s 2019 election cycle.

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