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Young Elected Officials Gather at the White House

Young elected officials from across the country come to the White House to hear from the Administration and President Obama.
Young Elected Officials

Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Nicholas Rathod speaks to young elected officials in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on June 17, 2011. (Photo by Lauren Lubetsky)

Today, over 200 young elected officials descended upon the White House to hear about the Administration’s agenda and share their experiences as elected officials. Throughout the day, these leaders, representing 40 states and elected offices ranging from school board member to mayor to state senator, will have the chance to engage with senior White House officials and participate in a reception with President Obama.

Nicholas Rathod is the Deputy Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.