Jon Vogel is a founding partner of MVAR Media, a national Democratic media firm specializing in television, digital and radio advertising.
In 2021, Jon and MVAR helped Democrats win control of the United States Senate, with their efforts to elect Jon Ossoff in Georgia. Other notable victories include electing Jacky Rosen to the Senate in Nevada in 2018, and Ralph Northam Governor of Virginia in 2017.
Jon has been a senior advisor to three Chairmen of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC): Rahm Emanuel, Chris Van Hollen, and Steve Israel and has been called “a seasoned and talented tactician” by political analyst Charlie Cook.
As a former Executive Director, Political Director and Independent Expenditure Director at the DCCC, Jon has a unique understanding of America’s changing electorate and the intersection that policy and politics play in modern campaigns.
Jon has extensive experience managing national campaigns and multi-layered communication projects including directing the DCCC’s $85 million Independent Expenditure Program that played in 67 districts – netting 24 seats for Democrats in 2008. Under Jon’s leadership, House Democrats won an impressive six special elections between 2007 and 2010.
Jon began his career on the road and has managed and raised money for numerous candidates across the country, and spent time on Capitol Hill as Congressman Steve Israel’s Deputy Chief of Staff.
Jon is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Connecticut College. Jon and his wife live in Washington, DC with their two daughters. During his free time, Jon is a volunteer instructor and student at Seichou Karate, where he is currently working on his 2nd degree black belt.