Policy Officer, Good Government Reforms

Thornburg Foundation

    Carmen Lopez-Wilson is the Good Government Reforms Policy Officer at the Thornburg Foundation, which seeks to reduce the influence of money in politics. Ms. Lopez formerly served as the Data, Research and Policy Director for America Votes-NM. She convened the election administration coalition, which sought common ground and forward movement on election modernization, and provided expertise to issue and electoral campaigns. She previously worked for the NM Legislature, the Lujan Leadership and Public Policy Institute, and worked on issue campaigns at the state and national level. Ms. Lopez earned a MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a BA in Political Science from Mount Holyoke College. Her thesis was entitled, “Wealth, Influence and Democracy: An Analysis of Campaign Financing in the United States.”

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