Mike Madrid

Political Commentator and Strategist

Mike Madrid is a seasoned political operative with over three decades of experience advising and transforming campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels. He graduated from the Edmund G. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1997 having written his thesis on Latino voting trends. Since then, Madrid has gone on to become one of the country’s foremost experts on voting trends and outreach, including cohosting the podcast “Latino Vote.” Madrid served as press secretary for the California Assembly Republican leader and as the political director for the California Republican Party. He’s currently a partner in the political consulting firm, GrassrootsLab.

Madrid was named one of America’s “Most Influential Hispanics” by Hispanic Business Magazine in 2001. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC), as a fellow at The Unruh Institute for Politics, and as an adjunct lecturer on Race, Class, and Partisanship at the University of Southern California. He co-founded The Lincoln Project and currently serves as the co-Chair of the League of Minority Voters.