Charles Lobeck is a Program Manager at the Democracy Alliance. Previously, he worked at the National Democratic Institute focusing on international elections and electoral systems. In the past, he conducted freelance research on Latin American politics. In addition, he interned for the Minnesota DFL House Caucus. From his experience working on international elections, he gained a great appreciation for democratic institutions and has focused his attention on evaluating the health of democracies. In his spare time, he researches international election polling, mentors with a Space of His Own (SOHO), and is an advocate for Camp Kesem, a camp designed for children affected by a parent’s cancer. Charles earned his bachelor’s degree from the George Washington University.