Clinton has worked for all four national Republican campaign committees and has managed campaigns for federal, state and local offices. He currently serves as the Deputy Political Director for the Republican Governors Association.
In 2019, Clinton was the campaign manager for Tate Reeves for Governor, overseeing all aspects of the campaign. The campaign raised and spent over $14 million, had 30 professional staff and over 150 canvassers on the ground that knocked on over 400,000 doors. Tate Reeves defeated Attorney General Jim Hood 52-47%.
Clinton worked for the NRSC during the 2016 and 2018 cycles. In 2016, Clinton served as the national field director, helping campaigns build and execute paid canvassing efforts. In 2018 he served in a similar role at the National Republican Senatorial Committee at the beginning of the cycle. He eventually joined a consulting firm and was specifically detailed to help the Patrick Morrisey for Senate campaign in West Virginia.
In 2014, Clinton moved to Colorado to serve as political director for Cory Gardner for Senate. He managed all political and field operations, overseeing over 600 paid canvassers working out of 14 field offices, canvassing over 1,250,000 homes. These efforts helped then-congressman Cory Gardner defeat incumbent Senator Mark Udall by 1.9%.
Prior to joining Senator Gardner’s campaign, Clinton served as the California State Director for the RNC.
Clinton got his start working on and managing political campaigns in California. Clinton has also worked in a staff capacity for elected officials in both the California State Legislature and the City of San Diego.
Clinton is a graduate of University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He lives with his wife and English bulldog in Washington D.C.