Peg Perl is a Gen X’er living the Schoolhouse Rock Dream as Director of Elections for Arapahoe County, Colorado. Named one of the Top Women Attorneys by Law Week Colorado, she has 20 years of experience in election administration and voting rights, money in politics, government ethics, and open records at the national, state, and local level. Peg has served as nonpartisan counsel for the Federal Election Commission and the U.S. House Ethics Committee, helped design and enact Colorado’s modern voting laws plus state & city campaign disclosure reforms as a nonprofit policy advocate, and even ran for office herself in 2019. After growing up in Phoenix, Arizona, she earned her B.A. from Arizona State University and J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a mom to two teenagers who remind her how old she is, and why we need to leave a stronger democracy for the next generation.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2020