Tammy Patrick


Tammy Patrick is a Senior Advisor to the Elections program at the Democracy Fund, a bipartisan foundation working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. Focusing on modern elections, Tammy helps lead the Democracy Fund's efforts to foster a voter-centric elections system and work to provide election officials across the country with the tools and knowledge they need to best serve their voters.

In May of 2013 she was selected by President Obama to serve as a Commissioner on the Presidential Commission on Election Administration which led to a position at the Bipartisan Policy Center to further the work of the PCEA. Prior to that she was the Federal Compliance Officer for Maricopa County Elections Department for 11 years, Tammy was tasked with serving more than 1.9 million registered voters in the greater Phoenix Valley. She collaborates with the goal of voter participation and efficient election administration.

Tammy holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in American Studies from Purdue University and has attained accreditation from Auburn University as a Certified Election Registration Administrator (CERA). She is an adjunct professor at the Humphrey School of Public Administration at the University of Minnesota.