Chelsey Cartwright serves as the Program Manager for the Democracy Truth Project at the League. In this body of work, she strives to counter dis and misinformation and to advance a better public understanding of the democratic and electoral process. Chelsey works with Leagues nationwide to develop and implement trainings and events that advance this mission.
Before joining the League, Chelsey worked on campaigns on the local, statewide, and national levels. From local politics to working on two presidential campaigns, Chelsey is a skilled leader who connects people, political engagement, and purpose. Her work as a political strategist has centered on creating people-powered programs, cultivating intentional community engagement, and advancing effective grassroots mobilization. She has developed results-driven strategies, crafted with impact and a unique sense of savvy. Throughout her career, she’s built coalitions among diverse communities, managed relationships among elected officials, and championed community-driven advocacy.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College. Chelsey is a proud native of Houston, TX. In her free time, she enjoys collecting vinyl records, listening to live music, and spending time with family and friends.