Eric Van Horn


"There’s no substitute for hard work and preparation."

Field, Fundraising, Communications, Legislative Affairs And Campaign Management In Nebraska And Illinois.


Field, fundraising, communications, legislative affairs and campaign management in Nebraska and Illinois.

First Job

I was a pest control service technician at flour mills and food packaging facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Career Highlights

Organizing the Nebraska Democratic Party’s 2008 presidential caucus – the state’s first ever – and running the NDP’s communications shop as part of a great team that helped President Obama win an electoral vote in Nebraska, the first for a Democrat since 1964.

Guiding Principles

There’s no substitute for hard work and preparation.


Whenever I can, I take a step back and look at something from a different perspective.

Giving Back

I work with students and young people interested in getting involved in politics.

Outside Interests

Iowa State Cyclone sports, technology, hiking and camping.


Lincoln, Nebraska


Iowa State University