Sam Ritzman is Research and Investigations Director at Democracy Forward.

Prior to joining Democracy Forward, Sam was a Vice President and Research Director for Correct the Record, a rapid response organization supporting Hillary Clinton. Sam has over a decade of experience working on campaigns including Hillary Clinton for President in 2008, Tim Kaine for Governor and other statewide races in places like Florida, Virginia, New Hampshire and Mississippi. He has worked as a consultant for local, national and international candidates overseeing campaign strategy and messaging, self and opposition research and rapid response.

Sam is a native of Massachusetts and graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.