Biden Campaign Team Announces New Additions

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( – The reelection campaign of President Joe Biden announced new additions that are going to help increase the organization efforts of its staff while putting more focus on voter protection. 

Roohi Rustum was appointed as the national organizing director with the task relating to organizing the campaign across all states. It was also announced that Meredith Horton was named the national director for voter access and protection. Both of these additions were announced on Wednesday. 

Rustum had previously been working for the DNC where she served as the interim national organizing director. She had also been responsible for overseeing the reelection campaigns early organizing investments in Wisconsin and Arizona with a heavy focus on outreach to Latino and Black young voters. 

She had previously also been focused on the 2023 race efforts to get more voters to vote, including in the races in the Virginia state Legislature and Kentucky gubernatorial election, both of which had been won by the Democrats. During the 2022 midterm elections she had been the regional director for battleground states, and in 2020 she had been the Biden campaign’s national relational organizing director. 

The Bangladeshi American is the first woman of color and LGBTQ person to serve as a general election presidential campaign’s national organizing director. 

Horton is the founder and president of MPH Concepts, a consulting firm with a focus on foundation and nonprofit leaders. She had also been a senior adviser in 2016 for the Democratic Party of Georgia. 

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