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Madeline Malisa

Senior Fellow

The results speak for themselves. FGA achieves powerful policy reforms that protect the American Dream and ensure that the voices of all Americans are heard in our democratic system.

About Madeline

Madeline Malisa is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability, where she is a policy and legal expert on election and initiative integrity.

Madeline has testified before dozens of state legislative committees across the country. Her work has been featured in the New York Post, Fox News, Real Clear Policy, the Washington Examiner, the Washington Times, and other media outlets.

Prior to joining FGA, she served as chief counsel to Governor Paul LePage in the State of Maine. She previously worked as a corporate lobbyist and in the private practice of law. As a civil litigator, she tried jury trials, bench trials, and appeals, including successfully before Maine’s Supreme Court.

She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in History from St. Lawrence University and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law. She is licensed to practice in Maine and Massachusetts.

Madeline first experienced the value of work as a sales associate for her local Sears. To her, work is the foundation of freedom, self-determination, and the power to achieve the American Dream. She believes that one of the most important sources of America’s greatness is the opportunity for its citizens to work.

Madeline is a fitness enthusiast and avid baker. A fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox, Madeline and her family live in Portland, Maine.

At FGA, we don’t just talk about changing policy—we make it happen.

By partnering with FGA through a gift, you can create more policy change that returns America to a country where entrepreneurship thrives, personal responsibility is rewarded, and paychecks replace welfare checks.