Lauren Trapanotto is running for Democratic State Committee, an elected party position representing the Democrats of the district to the State Democratic Party, for New York’s 76th Assembly District. Lauren was born and raised in the boroughs, where most of her family resides, and has proudly called Manhattan and the Upper East Side home for the majority of her adult life.
As a lifelong Democrat and progressive activist, Lauren has always been committed to grassroots political and community initiatives. Lauren currently serves on the New York Democratic County Committee, sits on her local Democratic Club’s Executive Board as Recording Secretary, is working on 2018 Congressional elections and Get Out The Vote. Lauren has also volunteered on local New York campaigns and has canvassed for candidates in nearby swing districts, including Phil Murphy’s New Jersey gubernatorial race and Shelley Mayer’s New York State Senate race. She has also volunteered with NOW-NYC and NARAL Pro-Choice New York, volunteered in New Orleans in 2008 following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and in 2012 Lauren organized and led a Hurricane Sandy relief group in The Rockaways.
Lauren graduated summa cum laude from Pace University in Lower Manhattan in 2011 where she studied Business Economics and French. During her time at Pace, she established student women’s organizations and activism groups and also founded and served as the first President of the governing body for the residence halls. Lauren has since spent her career in sales and account management within the finance and technology sectors.