Jay Lee is a Senior Research Associate with Sightline Institute, primarily working on electoral upgrades across Cascadia.
Jay has a quantitative background in statistics and elections research, and prior to Sightline worked with Reed College’s Elections & Voting Information Center. He is interested in voting system reforms, the over 90,000 local governments in the United States, reproducibility in scientific computing and data science, and causal inference techniques for isolating effects in observational studies. He holds a BA in mathematics from Reed College.
A Texan abroad in Portland, Jay enjoys riding his bike around town, alternating trips to the Oregon Coast and the Cascades, sci-fi and fantasy novels, and tabletop role-playing games.