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Senior Policy Counsel for Voting Rights


Advocacy and Policy


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Marian K. Schneider joined the ACLU-PA in 2021 and is the Senior Voting Rights Policy Counsel. Marian has substantial subject matter expertise in elections and voting rights policy and has litigated several high-impact voting rights cases in Pennsylvania. She has been active in the national voting rights policy space and served on numerous committees including the National Task Force on Election Crises in 2020. From 2015 to 2017, Marian served as the Deputy Secretary for Elections and Administration at the Pennsylvania Department of State where she advanced numerous pro-voter reforms including implementing Pennsylvania’s online voter registration application. She also was appointed Special Advisor on Election Policy to Governor Tom Wolf. Marian earned  her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School where she was a member of the Law Review and her B.A. degree in Classical Studies/Latin from the University of Pennsylvania.