Nate Kaplan has been an active player on the political scene from coast to coast, with a background in local, state and federal elections. He served as a legislative aide in the Massachusetts State Senate before working in Boston’s Trial Court system. At the age of 24, Kaplan ran for the office of state representative in his hometown in Central Massachusetts and after a landslide victory, he became the youngest candidate in that district’s history to receive a major party nomination. Kaplan’s passion for politics continued to thrive after he relocated to Los Angeles. He founded a 501c3 nonprofit, SeePolitical, to educate the electorate by producing and distributing unbiased animations to heighten civic awareness and explain the electoral process.
Kaplan received a master’s degree in public policy at the University of Southern California while working as a communications director, legislative director, and district director for the Los Angeles City Council, where he worked on issues of transportation, social policy, economic development, land use, public safety, sustainable cities, affordable housing, and policies to improve the quality of life for communities in California. As a seasoned public affairs professional, Kaplan is often invited to guest lecture and moderate panels on a host of public policy topics.