Chris Soczka is a Deputy Research Director working in the Communications and Research Department at the DFL Party. Previously, Chris worked at the DFL as a research associate, working on the Governor and Attorney General races. Chris graduated from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs in 2019 with a Master’s Degree in Public Policy with an emphasis in environmental policy and state/local politics. He is originally from rural north central Wisconsin, where he grew up on a small ginseng farm.