Maggie Bush is the Programs and Outreach Director for the League of Women Voters of the US and has more than 15 years of voter engagement, political advocacy, and strategic communications experience. She currently manages the League’s nationwide voter engagement partnerships and programs, which have resulted in millions of voters registered and mobilized in major election years. She has authored several publications related to voting rights, voter registration, and youth voter engagement. Maggie is a respected leader in the voting rights community; she served as an original founding member of the National Voter Registration Day Steering Committee (2012) and has spearheaded a wide range of successful coalition, nonprofit, and corporate partnerships for the League. Maggie is regularly called upon to provide innovative voter engagement training to volunteer activists and partners audiences nationwide.
With a longtime passion for nonprofit and cause-related work, Maggie previously served as a strategic communications and advocacy consultant, where she worked with national nonprofits, foundations, and advocacy organizations to develop winning outreach strategies. Maggie holds a master’s degree in Political Management as well as a bachelor’s in Political Science and Anthropology from the George Washington University, recently returning to GW as graduate-level faculty in the area of voting rights during the 2020 election cycle.
Maggie lives with her husband and daughter in Arlington, VA.