Legal and Policy Director
Drew Penrose heads the legal department at FairVote. Additionally, Drew contributes to work around ranked choice voting, primary elections, election administration, and the Voting Rights Act. He and Rob Richie have co-authored two law review articles arguing for the use of ranked choice voting in legislative elections. He has also helped draft and submit amicus curiae briefs in cases concerning voting rights, primary elections, and ballot access.
Drew earned a B.A. in Philosophy and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Arizona in 2006, and a J.D. from the James E. Rogers College of Law in 2012. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, where he has also published articles on public financing of elections in the Arizona Law Review and Arizona Attorney Magazine.