Kristen Root

Kristen Root


I believe the Common Sense Party provides a space to focus on crafting solutions to the myriad of challenges facing California right now. I'm looking forward to meeting people who share common ground as we grow in membership.


Kristen is a local to the Oakland area, where she graduated from Holy Names University with a bachelors in international relations. She then went on to pursue a Masters of Public Policy at Pepperdine University. Kristen has a wide variety of experience in political outreach and campaign efforts, including for two California state assembly members and a Los Angeles County Supervisor.

Currently, Kristen is an associate at Chariot Campaigns, a campaign media and consulting firm based in San Francisco.