Olivia Snarski

Olivia Snarski

Olivia Snarski leads the Local Democracy Initiative of the National League of Cities. It seeks to invigorate the culture of democracy at the municipal level by building capacity around civic engagement, including participation in elections and the 2020 Census.

Students work the table at a drive to increase voter participation at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, 2018.

Voting in Local Elections Matters. This Is What Cities Can Do.

Cities need to work at encouraging voter turnout for local elections. Even small increases in participation can transform the political landscape.