Majority in the Middle will identify solutions and work towards resolution to structural problems that negatively affect our civic and political culture. 



Politics we can be proud of: Inclusive policy making for better outcomes.


•    Relentless in our commitment to ethics, tact and civility.
•    Approachable, welcoming and respectfully curious.
•    Persistent and outcome-focused in achieving results.
•    Principled, transparent and authentic.
•    Determined to self-identify bias and actively consider disparate views.

If you have thoughts or want to get involved, please send us an e-mail.


Rebecca Covington
Fundraising Committee Chair

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Rebecca currently serves as the development research analyst MORE

Kevion Ellis

Board of Directors

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Kevion Ellis is a lobbyist at Education Minnesota. A transplant to MORE


John Hakes
Board of Directors

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Employed by Intuit TurboTax, John is a CPA who spent the majority MORE

Kim Insley
Board of Directors

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Kim brings with her a 30+ year career in broadcast journalism MORE

Steve Morris
Board of Directors

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Steve Morris has spent a career in retail management & marketing MORE

Ben Petok

Communications Committee Chair

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Ben currently leads the Global Issues and Crisis Communications MORE

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Ryan Stanzel

Board of Directors

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Ryan Stanzel was raised in upstate New York, went to MORE

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Shannon Watson

Founder & Executive Director

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Shannon is the founder of Majority in the Middle. She is currently MORE

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Kevin Zabel

Local Elected Officials Advisory Committee Chair

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Kevin Zabel is the Communications Director for ARRM, a non-profit MORE