Michael Steele to Lead U.S. Vote Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 9, 2018 -- U.S. Vote Foundation's Board of Directors unanimously elected Michael Steele, Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), as Chair of U.S. Vote Foundation (US Vote) and its Overseas Vote initiative. His appointment will strengthen the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization and support its work to advance its mission to make Every Citizen is a Voter, a reality.

“With the 2018 midterm election now underway, Mr. Steele's leadership and skill at driving engagement will positively augment our outreach efforts,” US Vote President and CEO Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat. “His breadth of communications experience and insight into the political and media establishment will help us keep our finger on the pulse during this important midterm election year.”

“This is the ideal time for me to take the reigns at US Vote and work with the organization to reach out to more voters, getting them involved in the voting process. We have the tools and services at US Vote to help every US citizen to engage in our democracy with voting as a central action,” stated Mr. Steele. "I'm truly looking forward to helping more people make their voices heard at the ballot box."

Mr. Steele is a political analyst at MSNBC where he has worked since 2011 after his successful tenure at the RNC. Further information and a complete biography are available on the US Vote site.


U.S. Vote Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to facilitate and increase the participation of U.S. domestic, overseas and military voters worldwide through civic technology development and access to personalized voter information services. Further information: U.S. Vote Foundation GuideStar Nonprofit Profile.

Contact: Susan Dzieduszycka-Suinat, (202) 470-2480, susan@usvotefoundation.org