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Jeremy Hansen

Running for State Representative, District Washington-1
Election: Nov. 6, 2018

After spending ten years in information technology, Jeremy earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science with a dissertation in the field of cryptography. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Vermont to teach at Norwich University. His research explores the social implications and applications of technology, including privacy, computational social choice and elections. He has also been politically active, advocating for universal healthcare, privacy, and education reform. He was elected to Berlin, Vermont’s Selectboard in 2013 and also serves on the Board of the Berlin Volunteer Fire Department. He is the founder and chair of the publicly-owned Internet Service Provider Central Vermont Internet, which will soon be building fiber Internet service to those areas of Central Vermont that are currently underserved. In his free time, he enjoys playing with his kids, reading, cooking, brewing beer, playing and listening to music, fishing, and gardening.