Jenny Rose Flanagan
jflanagan AT commoncause DOT org
Jenny Rose Flanagan, Director of Voting and Elections, works with state and national leaders to improve election policy and administration at federal and state levels in order to increase access to the polls and reduce barriers to voting. Jenny previously served as executive director of Colorado Common Cause, where she led the organization through the successful passage of Colorado’s ethics law, lobbied state and local officials for changes to voting practices in Colorado to ensure all voters have access to the polls, and promoted transparency in government. Jenny is one of the primary founders of Just Vote! Colorado Election Protection, Colorado’s election monitoring program established in 2004.
Jenny joined Common Cause in June 2004 as the associate director in Colorado, after completing a fellowship with the New York State Senate, working on election issues, including state implementation of the Help America Vote Act. Jenny received her BA in Communications from George Washington University and a Law Degree and Masters of Social Work from the University of Denver.