Digital Communications Manager
Emily Risch is the digital communications manager at FairVote, leading FairVote's digital campaigns, video and design production, and managing FairVote’s social media platforms. Risch produced FairVote's Fair Representation Act video, a video explaining our current electoral system for the U.S. House of Representatives, and reforming it with larger, multiple member districts (drawn by independent commissions) while using ranked choice voting. Risch also produced videos for FairVote's 2017 Activist Toolkit, and for local ranked choice voting (RCV) elections in Santa Fe, NM and San Francisco, CA in 2018.
Risch graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a Bachelor of Science in mass communications emphasizing in public relations. Before FairVote, Risch worked in progressive politics for the People's Climate March, Revolution Messaging, Change to Win and the Democratic Non-Partisan League of North Dakota.
Risch was raised in Bismarck, ND. In her spare time, she enjoys many things but mostly camping, yoga, reading, cooking, Netflix/Amazon Prime shows and traveling.