Charlotte Hill

PhD Candidate in Public Policy, University of California-Berkeley
Chapter Member: Bay Area SSN

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About Charlotte

Hill's research explores how interest groups influence public policy and how structural reforms might improve American democracy. Overarching themes in Hill's writings include the relationship between political institutions and public trust and the effect of elite communication on political behavior. Hill sits on the national boards of FairVote, a leading election reform organization, and Represent.Us, a nationwide, bipartisan anti-corruption campaign. She also serves as a commissioner on the San Francisco Elections Commission, which oversees all public elections in the City and County of San Francisco.

In the News

"America Votes by 50 Sets of Rules. We Need a Federal Elections Agency.," Charlotte Hill (with Lee Drutman), Opinion, The New York Times, November 5, 2020.


"Rock the Registration: Same Day Registration Increases Turnout of Young Voters," (with Jake Grumbach), February 3, 2019.

Finds that same-day registration boosts youth turnout by up to 10 percentage points.