Chris Soczka (He/Him) is a Deputy Research Director working in the Communications and Research Department at the Minnesota DFL. His role is to conduct opposition research. Previously, Chris worked at the DFL as a research associate in the 2018 and 2020 election cycles, collecting research and writing opposition research books. He graduated from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs in 2019 with a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and has a passion for environmental policy. He is originally from rural north central Wisconsin, where he grew up on a small ginseng farm.