Austin Plier

Communications and Outreach Specialist

Austin Plier

Austin Plier coordinates the development and implementation of FairVote’s overall communications strategy. In his outreach role, Austin works to advance FairVote’s reforms by developing advocacy strategies for policymakers and stakeholders, while organizing community support at the local level. Before coming to FairVote, Austin spent a semester in Durban, South Africa, studying the nation’s social and political transformation through the lens of youth political participation. In 2013, he was a fellow with Organizing for Action. Originally from Wisconsin, Austin graduated from St. Norbert College in 2014 with a B.A. in political science and economics.

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Posts by Austin Plier

Reform Roundup: January 13th, 2017

Posted on January 13, 2017

Catch up on the week’s electoral reform news with our round up of folks across the country writing and talking about FairVote’s reform vision.


Reform Roundup: December 22nd, 2016

Posted on December 22, 2016

Catch up on the week’s electoral reform news with our round up of folks across the country writing and talking about FairVote’s reform vision.


Ranked Choice Voting on the 2016 Honor Roll

Posted on December 22, 2016

FairVote was excited to see ranked choice voting on John Nichols' 2016 Honor Roll as the "Most Valuable State Electoral Reform," and looking forward to new opportunities in 2017.


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