Natalie Adona is the Senior Research and Learning Associate for the Elections Program at the Democracy Fund, a bipartisan foundation working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. Focusing on modern elections and the role of money in politics, Natalie supports the Elections Program in its mission to ensure that the views and votes of citizens come first in our democracy. She has worked in the DC area as a law clerk for the Fair Elections Legal Network, Project Vote, and DB Capitol Strategies. Natalie’s primary interests are in election administration, with a particular legal research emphasis on the use of strict precinct requirements in provisional voting. Natalie’s research interests are informed by practical experience as a poll worker trainer in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2008 and 2009. Natalie is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and the American University, where she holds a Juris Doctorate from the Washington College of Law and a MPA from the School of Public Affairs.