Rachel Swack

Representation 2020

Rachel Swack

Rachel (she/her/hers) was raised in Lexington, MA and is a rising third year Politics major and History minor at Oberlin College. She is interested in government, public policy, health care, especially as it pertains to sexual and reproductive rights, as well as other social justice issues. When she isn’t roaming the cornfields of Ohio, she enjoys cooking and eating in her cooperative, working at Oberlin’s Sexual Information Center and HIV Peer Testing program, and going to concerts.

Posts by Rachel Swack

The Impact of Money in the 2014 U.S. House Elections

Posted on March 22, 2017

In 2010, the Supreme Court overturned the ban on corporate election spending in the landmark Citizens United case. As a majority of the justices considered political spending to be a form of free speech, corporations were free to ‘speak’, with the goal to persuade the voting public, through political contributions. Since then, the amount of money spent in elections has grown drastically, and the source of that money has become a key concern for many Americans. Many have become to wonder, with so much money involved, could our elections simply be ‘bought’?

Meet the Team: Rachel Swack

Posted on June 30, 2016

As a second year politics major with a double minor in history and gender, sexuality, and feminist studies at Oberlin College, I have a deep interest in the intersection of politics and the needs of marginalized people.

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