Samantha Nelson, Analyst

Samantha Nelson is an Analyst at Lincoln Park Strategies working with political campaigns, issue advocacy, and nonprofit organizations. During her tenure at Lincoln Park Strategies, Sam has also been a Project Assistant and Junior Analyst. In the 2016 campaign cycle, her work focused on education issues, environmental conservation advocacy, online behavioral trends, Democratic caucuses, and various political campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels.

Sam graduated Cum Laude from Boston University, where she received her B.A. in International Relations and Political Science. Prior to joining Lincoln Park Strategies, she interned for US Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), where she focused on legislative issues concerning foreign affairs, defense, and trade. She also interned for Western Skies Strategies, working on federal level issue advocacy that concentrated mostly on food labeling, rural health care, and federal land management.

Though a proud native of Northern Virginia, Sam cannot bring herself to support local sports and instead claims loyalty to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Boston Red Sox.