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Dave Anderson is offering a new kind of representation for Maryland’s 8th District. As a husband, a father, a step-father, an academic, and an advocate, Dave knows that Americans are frustrated and overwhelmed by the challenges facing hard-working families. He has created practical policy solutions to address these problems and expertise to deliver meaningful results in congress.

Dave is the editor of Leveraging: A Political, Economic, and Societal Framework; he also authored Youth04: Young Voters, the Internet, and Political Power and coedited The Civic Web: Online Politics and Democratic Values. He has also written numerous articles and published over 50 op-eds for newspapers including The Baltimore Sun, The Gazette, The Hill, and Roll Call.

Dave, who has taught at six universities, is Senior Vice President, State Relations at The Washington Center, where for the last 11 years he has raised money from 20 state legislatures to provide college students with scholarships. From 2012 to 2014, Dave also served on the Montgomery County Commission on Children and Youth.

Dave earned a B.A. in Philosophy from George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan.

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