Tyler Blackmon came to the DFL in July 2017 after serving as a Communications Specialist at the Minnesota House of Representatives and earlier as the Finance Assistant for the DFL House Caucus. Prior to moving to Minnesota in 2016, he served as a campus organizer for Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s successful re-election campaign and as an intern at the State Innovation Exchange, Better Georgia, and Georgia Equality. Tyler was born and raised in Georgia and graduated with degrees in Economics and Political Science from Yale University. He now lives in Saint Paul with his fiancé, Kevin, and his cat, Reginald.