Speaker Detail

Jefferson Smith
Democracy Entrepreneur

Jefferson Smith founded the Bus Project, which has registered over 70,000 voters and engaged 1000s in grassroots democracy (like Trick or Vote). Elected to the Oregon State Legislature in 2008, he has championed policy on online voter registration, transparent budgeting, human trafficking, water investment, economic gardening, and energy efficient "cool schools"... but he's still best known for rickrolling the legislature. Watch