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Prior to joining Common Cause in January 2015, Brent worked for the NC Center for Voter Education for five years, including serving more than two years as that organization’s executive director.

Brent’s nonprofit experience also includes working in policy and government relations for the Civil War Trust, an organization dedicated to the preservation of our nation’s endangered Civil War battlefields.

He received a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree in political management from George Washington University.

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