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Director, Elections Project, Bipartisan Policy Center
Matthew Weil is director of BPC’s Elections Project. Prior to joining BPC in February 2013, he worked at the Department of the Treasury on domestic finance issues in the office of public affairs. Previously, he served as a research and policy analyst at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, working on National Voter Registration Act regulations, drafting congressionally-mandated reports, and directing the Election Management Guidelines program. He also served as a staff member on the AEI-Brookings Election Reform Project.
Weil graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a M.S. in government analytics. He earned a B.A. in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005.
- “Election Day Voting in 2020 Took Longer in America’s Poorest Neighborhoods” in The New York Times
- “What the Trump campaign’s legal fights could mean for this election and overall public trust” on PBS NewsHour
- “Trump’s cascade of falsehoods about voting by mail” on PolitiFact
- “Donald Trump wrong that a winner has to be announced Election Night” on PolitiFact
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