Writing, Public Policy, Data, Legislation

Writing, Legislative Analysis and Public Policy


Nick Kessler has professional experience in policy research and analysis, writing and communications, and project and program management.
Nick was a state agency manager between 2006 and 2010, serving as Deputy Commissioner of the Virginia Employment Commission in Richmond.
He has worked at the Virginia General Assembly as a legislative and policy research aide.
He conducted research and advocacy services at a government relations firm.
Nick is a graduate of Yale College and the University of Virginia Law School. He was a 2009 member of the Sorensen Institute’s Political Leaders Program.


Data Visualization

Nick uses maps to transform population and election data into instantly intuitive images.

2016-04-20 VA 50-50 map small50% of Virginians live in the green area. 50% live in the orange area.

On April 21, 2016, Nick created and tweeted this map. It has been retweeted over 1,500 times and liked over 1,400 times so far.

Click Here To See A Gallery Of Data Visualization Maps




Contact Information