Jesse Taylor is the founder and editor of Pandagon.net.
He served as then-Congressman Ted Strickland’s (D, OH-6) Online Communications Director for his successful gubernatorial campaign against former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell from October 2005 until November 2006. He served in the same position on the Governor-Elect’s transition team, and then became the Governor’s Office’s first-ever Online Communications Director. His duties included overseeing the standardization of all cabinet-level websites, a project whose progress you can follow at Redesign.Ohio.Gov. He also served as an internet consultant for Jerry Springer’s political group, Make Ohio Blue, and radio show, Springer on the Radio as well as briefly serving as Communications Director for Ohio Young Democrats.
He is also a member of the University of Michigan Law School’s Class of 2011, which, when combined with his attending Pennsylvania’s Swarthmore College and having grown up in Ohio, makes him pretty sure that he’s lived in more swing states than you.