Michael Thorning is a senior policy analyst for BPC’s Democracy Project. Prior to joining BPC, Thorning worked on Capitol Hill for Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall, where he focused on campaign finance and election reform, Senate rules and congressional reform, and judiciary, civil rights, and civil liberties issues. While working for Bingaman, he also coordinated the senator’s social media outreach.
Thorning earned his B.A. in political science with honors from the University of New Mexico, and served as a Fred R. Harris Congressional Intern.