Seth Johnson currently serves the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) as an Assistant Director of Political Action, overseeing the department’s political communications, research, financial and compliance functions and running the unions Independent Expenditure programs. Seth has run campaigns for the union in more than a dozen states. Seth previously worked as a budget, tax and intergovernmental finance analyst in AFSCME’s Public Policy Department, for the Texas State Comptroller of Public Accounts, at the U.S. House Committee on the Budget and for Federal Funds Information for States. Seth holds a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in government from Cornell University. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife Kate and their dog Nessie.