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Julia Portela

Julia Portela

Managing Director, State Research

Julia Portela

Julia Portela is a Managing Director, State Research at America Rising, where she has worked in research since 2015. She previously served as a Senior Director of the State & Special Projects teams during the 2020 cycle and as a Research Analyst on Senate races during the 2018 and 2016 cycles.

Prior to joining America Rising, Julia worked for the House Committee on Homeland Security and on several political campaigns throughout Southern California. She is a San Diego native and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.