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Tom Coleman

Former U.S. Congressman (MO), Advisor to Protect Democracy & member of the National Task Force on Election Crises, Protect Democracy

Tom Coleman is a former eight-term Member of Congress from Missouri and government affairs professional with forty years of experience in Washington, DC.

Prior to his congressional service he was an assistant attorney general of Missouri appointed by then Attorney General John C. Danforth. In 1972 he became the first Republican in the 150-year history of his home county to be elected to the Missouri House of Representatives.

More recently he has served as an adjunct professor and Senior Advisor to the Dean at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University and as an adjunct professor at American University teaching courses on the intersection of business and government and the congress, respectively.

He campaigned extensively for Ohio Governor John Kasich in the 2016 Republican presidential primary. He opposed Donald Trump’s candidacy for president during the general election. He serves on the Advisory Council to the Board of the Serve America Movement (SAM) that is committed to establishing a new national political party composed of centrist Democrats, Republicans and Independent voters. In addition, he is an Advisor to Protect Democracy, a non-profit organization formed to prevent American Democracy from declining into a more authoritarian form of government.

Point of Contact:
Jon Steinman
State Expertise: National, Kan., Mo.
Speaks: English

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