Kimberly Scott is Founder and Publisher of DemList, LLC, a free national daily political column and resource site for Democrats and allies - a unique, central source that connects people to the who, what and where of Democratic events, issues and activism.
DemList is followed by 15,000+ self-subscribed DNC, party and elected officials, progressive organizations, donors, fundraisers, lobbyists, hill staff, labor, celebrities, media and local activists from every state, the territories and Dems abroad.
The DemList Calendar was the Party-recommended calendar and daily source for the 2012 and 2016 Conventions, and the 2017 Alternative Inaugural Events.
Kim is also President of ConklinScott, a Democratic Political Consulting Firm specializing in national political, public and government affairs.
A veteran of over one hundred campaigns, she has over twenty-five years of experience in working with the national political community and Capitol Hill.
Kim's past consulting clients include the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Governors’ Association, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee; Democratic National Convention Committee; the National AFL-CIO, the American Sustainable Business Council, Center for Effective Government, American Income Life, Progressive Strategies, Campaign for America’s Future, Council for a Livable World, Progressive Majority, 21st Century Democrats, Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, Project Vote, USAction, Utah AFL-CIO, MEBA/Union, ACORN, We Are America Alliance, The Apollo Alliance, the Hip Hop Caucus, League of Rural Voters, Environment2004, People For The American Way, Young Democrats of America, Rock The Vote and many more.
Presidential, Senate, House and statewide races include, among many others, the campaigns of Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Bob Menendez, Mark Takano, Ciro Rodriguez, Patrick Kennedy, Sheila Jackson Lee, Cynthia McKinney, Peter Deutsch, Lucille Roybal Allard, Harry Johnston, Paul McHale, Joan Kelly Horn and Chaka Fattah, Janet Reno, Mel Carnahan, Chuck Robb, Harvey Gantt and Jim Hightower.
Kim has worked extensively with labor unions and progressive causes at the national and state level, and is a published author on campaign strategy.
She served as Senior Finance Advisor for the Democratic National Committee during the 1996 Presidential, focusing on Presidential events nationwide, national labor and special projects related to the DNC, the Democratic Convention in Chicago and the Presidential campaign.
Prior to joining the DNC she served as President of Kimberly Scott & Associates, a political consulting firm specializing in national and in-district fundraising and political strategy.
The firm was noted for its work with pro-choice, open seat and challenger races, as well as minority candidates.
Kim has served as a seminar speaker on fundraising and campaigns for Campaigns and Elections Magazine, The Democratic National Committee, The National Democratic Institute, The Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, New York University, The Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, American University, GWU Graduate School of Political Management, The Women’s Campaign Fund, NWPC and The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies.
Professional Recognition/Awards: Named a member of the national “Democratic Dream Team” by Aristotle Industries/AAPC annual awards; voted one of politics’ “Rising Stars” by Campaigns & Elections Magazine, profiled as one of “74 Women Who Are Changing American Politics,” awarded Women's Information Network's Karen Mulhauser award for mentoring pro-choice Democratic women.
Kim serves on the national Advisory Board of Campaign & Elections Magazine and on the Political Council of the Democratic Municipal Officials (DMO). She previously served on the boards of NYU’s School of Political Management, WIN and PeacePAC, and is a past elected President of the Mid-Atlantic Board of the American Association of Political Consultants.
Prior to starting her first firm, Kim worked for media consultants Doak, Shrum & Associates and, previously, as a Legislative Correspondent on Capitol Hill. Kim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from James Madison University and is a native Washingtonian.