Ben Wikler

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Ben Wikler

Ben Wikler
Candidate
Ben Wikler for Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair
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Ben Wikler is a candidate for Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. A Wisconsin native, he previously served as Senior Advisor and Washington Director of MoveOn.org, where he led MoveOn's campaign to prevent the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and gutting of Medicaid. Wikler also hosted the award-winning podcast The Good Fight; served as second in command of the world's two largest online campaigning organizations, Change.org (2011-12) and Avaaz (2007-11); and, in high school and college, wrote headlines and articles for The Onion and launched the Student Global AIDS Campaign. He grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, where he got his start in progressive politics while in elementary school.