State Policy Network
Erin Norman

Erin Norman

Lee Family Fellow & Senior Director of Communications Strategies

Erin Norman is the Lee Family Fellow and Senior Director of Communications Strategies at State Policy Network, leading collaborative, strategic messaging development to persuade more people to choose free market based reforms. Prior to joining SPN, Erin was a Senior Solutions Consultant with Heart+Mind Strategies, building strategic communications plans and targeted audiences from survey and secondary research.  She also has experience in campaign polling at the local, state and federal level and in voter and consumer micro-targeting using predictive analytics. Erin holds a Master’s in Public Policy from The College of William and Mary, with a focus on econometrics, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University.  She lives in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC, close to excellent trails for long-distance running.

Erin’s writing has appeared in The Washington Post, USA Today, RealClearPolitics, The Hill, and the Washington Examiner.

To schedule an interview with Erin Norman, please contact Camille Walsh, SPN’s Media Relations Manager, at walsh@spn.org.

Op-eds and Commentary

The Best Way to Reduce School Segregation? Giving Families Choices.
Erin Norman in Governing | May 23, 2024

We’ve Been Getting Gloomier. A Stronger Sense of Community Can Help With That.
Erin Norman in Governing | May 1, 2024

We Need a Lot More Housing. It Won’t Come from Washington.
Erin Norman in Governing | April 3, 2024

Universal Basic Income Is Not a Solution for What Ails Society
Erin Norman at Governing | January 23, 2024

Suburban Women May Decide Next President. What We Learned Talking to Them
Erin Norman and CJ Szafir in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | December 21, 2023

The DeSantis-Newsom Debate Missed the Point
Erin Norman in The Hill | December 4, 2023

Don’t Avoid Political Conversations This Thanksgiving
Erin Norman in The Hill | November 23, 2023

What Americans Really Want From Government
Erin Norman in The Well News | November 14, 2023

Washington Politicians Playing Political Games Alienate Voters
Erin Norman in Newsweek | October 27, 2023

Politics at the Dinner Table? No Longer Taboo for Young Women
Erin Norman in InsideSources | July 25, 2023

Restore Democracy through State Governance
Erin Norman in The Hill | July 20, 2023

Can American Progress Meet America’s Noble Ideals?
Erin Norman in The Hill | July 4, 2023

Losing the Debate on Transparency in Schools, the Left Resorts to Labeling Concerned Parents as Hate Groups
Erin Norman at Fox News Online| June 23, 2023

Are Liberal Social Activists Driving Voters to the GOP?
Erin Norman in The Hill | June 18, 2023

Trust in Government Is Up, but It’s Too Early to Pop the Champagne Corks
Erin Norman in Governing | June 14, 2023

Will Millennials Stay Quiet in 2024?
Erin Norman in The Hill | May 24, 2023

Voters Largely Satisfied With Both DeSantis and Whitmer, Despite Stark Policy Differences
Erin Norman in The Well News | May 15, 2023

Biden’s Secretary of Education Prioritizes Politics Over Students
Erin Norman in The American Spectator | May 1, 2023

Are Americans Really Pulling Back from Traditional Values?
Erin Norman in The Hill | March 29, 2023

COVID-19 Policy Continues to Have Collateral Damage to Nation’s Trust
Erin Norman in InsideSources | March 23, 2023

Erin Norman in the Washington Examiner | March 13, 2023
 
Erin Norman in The Hill | March 8, 2023
 
We Must Embrace our National Identity, Allow Communities to Govern Themselves
Erin Norman in The Washington Times | February 16, 2023
 
Let Children Transfer to a Different Public School
Erin Norman in the Washington Examiner | January 25, 2023
 
Erin Norman in the New York Post | November 26, 2022
 
Erin Norman in the Spectator | November 15, 2022
 
Erin Norman in The Hill | October 25, 2022
 
Erin Norman on the Matt Allen Show | October 27, 2022
 
Erin Norman at Governing | October 10, 2022
 
Erin Norman in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution| September 21, 2022
 
Erin Norman in the Washington Examiner | September 7, 2022
 
Erin Norman in The Washington Post | September 1, 2022

Solving the Student Debt Crisis Instead of Prolonging It
Erin Norman in The Hill | August 25, 2022

Rebuilding Trust in Government: A Model Emerges at Local Level
Erin Norman at RealClearPolitics | August 16, 2022

Education Freedom is the Silent Midterm Issue
Erin Norman in the Washington Examiner | August 16, 2022

Why We Must Expand Choice Within the Public School System
Erin Norman in the Washington Examiner | August 15, 2022

No, America Is Not on the Verge of a New Civil War
Erin Norman in Governing | August 3, 2022

Reject Biden’s Regulatory Push 
Erin Norman in National Review | August 1, 2022

Fixing Things at the Local Level Without Government 
Erin Norman in the Washington Examiner | July 14, 2022

Trust in Government Lower Now Than After Watergate Scandal
Erin Norman at RealClearPolitics | June 30, 2022

Americans’ Surprising Agreement on Teaching Race in the Classroom
Erin Norman in Governing  | June 7, 2022

As Biden Dithers, States are Enacting Meaningful Inflation Policy
Erin Norman in The Hill | June 6, 2022

How an AP Headline Twists a Tale of American Racism
Erin Norman in the Washington Examiner | May 27, 2022

Gen Z’s Surprising Support for Federalism
Erin Norman in InsideSources | April 5, 2022

Americans’ Declining Trust in the Politicians Who Run Their Schools
Erin Norman in Governing Magazine | March 2, 2022

Declining trust in government shows why local politics matters
Erin Norman in the Washington Examiner | January 31, 2022

Why the 2020 election is a mandate for solutions and moderation
Erin Norman in USA Today | November 23, 2020