Jenna Kruse

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Jenna Kruse

Vice President of Research
EMILY's List

Jenna Kruse is the Vice President of Research at EMILY’s List, where she manages information-gathering and strategic research. Jenna works directly with campaigns, party committees, and partner organizations to ensure the opposition is held accountable while the great work of EMILY’s List-endorsed women is seen and heard. Most recently, Jenna served as EMILY’s List’s Research Director where she maintained a portfolio of candidate records and tracked the legislative assaults on reproductive health and women’s rights coming from a Republican Congress. Jenna previously served three election cycles at the DCCC in various roles on the coordinated and independent expenditure teams. She has worked hand-in-hand with over 50 campaigns in navigating both self- and opposition research and producing actionable products that led to many November successes. Jenna also served as Research Director for Senator Brian Schatz of Hawai’i. Jenna is a native of a couple small towns near Springfield, IL. She is an alumna of Miami University (Ohio), where she was a member of the Track and Cross Country teams and earned degrees in Mass Communication and Political Science. When not at EMILY’s List, Jenna enjoys running, the occasional triathlon, NPR in the mornings, and sweetcorn with plenty of butter.


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