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Ben Wikler

Ben Wikler is a candidate for chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Previously, he was the Washington, DC, director for, where he helped ensure that the views and voices of MoveOn’s 8 million members were impossible to ignore in the nation’s capitol. An award-winning campaigner, strategist, communicator and digital organizer, he previously held senior leadership roles at and, the world’s two largest online organizing networks. He also hosted the podcast “The Good Fight,” which reached #1 on iTunes, and worked as Al Franken’s writing partner on two bestselling books and as a producer of his national radio show. Wikler appears regularly on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, has been quoted in most major US media outlets and served as board chair for A native of Madison, Wisconsin, where he became a contributor to The Onion while in high school, Wikler holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard. More information can be found at