WASHINGTON, D.C. — All Voting is Local welcomed Kristin Nabers as its new Georgia state director and Nicholas Martinez as its new senior national data director.
“We’re thrilled to have Kristin and Nicholas join our team as we continue our fight on the state level to remove barriers to the ballot,” said Hannah Fried, national campaign director for All Voting is Local. “They each bring a unique skillset to the table that will help All Voting is Local continue the fight for the right to vote across the country.”
For more than 20 years, Nabers has worked on advocacy and political campaigns, with a focus on amplifying the voices of everyday citizens. Before joining All Voting is Local, she was the associate director of grassroots campaigns and electoral strategies at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, where she fought to increase access to quality affordable health care and expand health equity for all. She has also worked for the labor movement, in civil rights and early education advocacy, and on numerous federal, state, and local campaigns.
Nabers holds a bachelor’s degree in women’s studies from Trinity College in Connecticut.
Martinez has spent his career as a professional researcher who uses data to inform decision-making. His experience spans the public and private sectors with a background that includes time spent in leadership roles as an election administrator, demographer, economic developer, and director of business analytics. He has experience researching elections, environmental protection, real estate markets, global economics, small-area demography, customer behavior, transportation networks, and urban development.
Martinez, a certified urban planner, holds a bachelor’s degree in Latin American studies and a pair of master’s degrees in international affairs and urban planning from Florida State University. He also earned his doctorate in public affairs from Florida International University.