Tara O’Neill

Tara O’Neill is Data Director at Battleground Texas. For much of her career, she has focused on using data to drive change in public policy at the local, state, and federal levels. After years working on affordable housing, K-12 education and high education policy, she joined Battleground Texas to help expand the electorate to be more representative of the people of Texas and to increase the number of progressive decision makers throughout the state. She holds a Bachelor’s in Economics and English from Trinity University, a Master’s of Science in Community and Regional Planning from UT Austin, and a Ph.D. in Urban Studies from the University of New Orleans.