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Sarah Brannon

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Managing Attorney

ACLU Voting Rights Project


Sarah Brannon joined the ACLU in July of 2017 and is currently a Managing Attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union’s Voting Rights Project. Ms. Brannon’s expertise and area of focus is enforcement of the National Voter Registration Act. She was also part of the ACLU litigation team that stopped the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Decennial Census.

Ms. Brannon started her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul W. Grimm in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. She has 20 years of years of litigation experience, including trial and appellate work in many areas of civil rights and civil liberties. She has worked for several non-profit organizations and nationally renowned law firms, including Hogan Lovells US LLP. Just previously to coming to the American Civil Liberties Union, Ms. Brannon was the Litigation Director at Project Vote. Ms. Brannon is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland and obtained a J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law.