Paul is the owner of Redistricting Partners, and Vice President of Political Data Inc.—nationally recognized bipartisan industry leaders in their respective fields. Mitchell has a Masters in Public Policy with a focus on urban planning and econometrics.
Paul is a well-known expert on redistricting, appearing in state and national publications and was featured in a CNN Presents documentary on the State’s new redistricting process. He has worked with several statewide organizations on legislative and congressional redistricting, and dozens of local agencies on voting rights issues and implementation of the California Voting Rights Act.
With Political Data, Paul helps run a company that provides data to campaigns on both sides of the aisle. PDI is an invaluable tool for Democratic and Republican campaigns as they attempt to contact registered voters, model voter behavior, target their constituencies and Get out the Vote. Paul is also the lead in working with academic institutions, the Public Policy Institute of California and other nonprofit groups.
For the past three years, Paul has been on the “Capitol Weekly’s Top 100 List” of Influential People in Sacramento.