Shannon Grimes is a Researcher with the Sightline Institute's Democracy program, where she focuses on securing electoral reforms in Washington and Oregon. Her prior work includes managing a statewide nutrition incentive (food access) program for a nonprofit in Maine, advancing ranked-choice voting in Washington state, and expanding federal support for caregivers through philanthropy. She has a BA from Bowdoin College and a MPA from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington. Outside of Sightline, you might find her hiking in the mountains, swing dancing, or planning her next cooking project.

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