Former Delegate / Gaithersburg, MD
Andrew Platt was elected Delegate to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2014 and served from 2015 to 2019. He is a first generation college graduate who worked his way through school. After graduating, Andrew went to work for Donna Brazile, the Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation for the Democratic National Committee. Andrew then got a job on Capitol Hill working for the House Democratic Caucus, the legislative and communications hub for House Democrats. As a staffer for the Caucus, Andrew worked to help advance legislation to create jobs, grow our middle class, and protect Social Security and Medicare from drastic cuts. While working full-time on Capitol Hill, Andrew went to graduate school at night and received his Master’s degree.
Andrew Platt’s Ideas
Problem Access to college aid programs is a major impediment to low-income students applying to and enrolling in college. Numerous studies show that many college applicants, especially those who are low-income, have very little understanding of college tuition levels, financial aid opportunities, and how to navigate the admissions process. Because […]
Education | Andrew Platt | Former Delegate | Gaithersburg, MD