Director of State Operations | Common Cause
Elena Nunez is director of state operations and ballot measure strategies with Common Cause. As executive director of Colorado Common Cause, she led Common Cause’s work to pass and implement Colorado’s voter modernization law, which increased civic participation by removing voter registration barriers and creating more convenient options for voters to cast their ballots. Elena also co-chaired the Colorado Voter Access & Modernized Elections Commission that was established as part of the law. In addition to her work lobbying and building coalitions on government reform issues, Elena has significant experience working on ballot measures, including managing successful statewide campaigns for campaign finance and ethics reform. Elena graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Political Science and Gender Studies.