Ashwell has more than 15 years of state and federal legislative experience with nonprofit advocacy groups working to improve election administration systems and voter access.

Immediately prior to joining All Voting is Local, Ashwell worked as a research associate with Integrity Florida. He has also worked in Tallahassee as the legislative director for the Florida Alliance for Consumer Protection, state policy director for the State Voices Florida Civic Engagement Table, and state director at Florida Public Interest Research Group.

He graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary social science.