Mike Cantwell- USNA Graduate, Challenging Veterans to Get Involved in Politics

Mike Cantwell Navy Veteran & Political Reformist

Mike Cantwell is a United States Naval Academy graduate. After serving in the Navy, he has continued his career of service as a federal government employee at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. It was the presidential elections of 2016 that led Mike to dive into politics and ultimately begin his journey as a political reformist. He has even thrown his hat in the ring of candidates and ran for the Arlington County Board.  

He knows that our political system is broken and the way to fix it is at the state level. Two key components he feels are vital; Rank Choice Voting and Final Five Voting. These issues are multi-partisan and can help create better elections across the whole system. Mike has been involved with Fair Vote Virginia and also Veterans for Political Innovation. Both these organizations have a passion for political reform at the grassroots level. 

Fair Vote Virginia

Fair Vote Virginia“We’re a single issue, local chapter of the national FairVote movement, a non-partisan, non-profit champion of ranked choice voting. Our members cover the entire political spectrum and come together from across the Commonwealth, united by a shared mission to revive real, representative democracy.”

Veterans for Political InnovationVPI

Their mission is to “make our political system less toxic and more competitive by mobilizing military veterans to fight to preserve democracy through election innovations.

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LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/michael-cantwell-9bb5282/

Campaign Website:  www.cantwell4countyboard.com

Fair Vote Virginia:  www.fairvoitvirginia.org

Veterans for Political Innovation:  www.veteransforpoliticalinnovation.org

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