Sean Dugar

Founder & Director, Collective of Organizers for Reformed Elections (CORE)

Sean is an organizer, advocate, and champion of democracy. He has worked for and consulted with organizations like the NAACP, FairVote, Common Cause, More Equitable Democracy, MapLight, and numerous issue and candidate campaigns. In 2021, with Rank the Vote NYC, Sean led an outreach and organizing campaign that reached 1.5 million New Yorkers, mobilized a coalition of over 750 organizations, conducted 600-plus educational events, trained 250 candidates and campaigns, and knocked on 55,000 doors.

He is also a founding member of the New Leaders Council (NLC) helping to create their structure and curriculum, and co-founder and the first Chair of the California Young Democrats Black Caucus where he grew the organization to multiple chapters and more than 5,000 members in a year. Sean has crisscrossed the nation providing his voice and two decades of experience as a voter, campaign consultant, and all-around supporter of reforms like ranked choice voting.