As we come down the homestretch for the 2018 midterms, people are looking at congressional generic ballots and debating whether or not the Democrats will take back the House. By now, thanks to the Senate Democrats’ Brett Kavanaugh escapade, most rational people are starting to realize that the Senate has probably slipped away from the Democrats. Republicans will likely hold all their toss up seats in Arizona, Nevada, and Tennessee and gain two to four seats with the likely pickups in North Dakota, Missouri, and Florida, and potential outliers in Montana, Indiana, Minnesota, and New Jersey. Strangely (or not!) these…
Ned Ryun is the founder and CEO of American Majority, a non-partisan training institute whose mission is to identify and mold the next wave of liberty-minded new leaders, grassroots activists and community leaders. Under Ned’s leadership, American Majority has trained over 37,201 new leaders and activists since January 2008, conducting over 1,000 in-person trainings in 45 different states in an effort to recruit new community leaders.
A former Presidential writer for President George W. Bush and the son of former Olympic medalist and U.S. Rep. Jim Ryun (R-KS), Ned has appeared on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” “Hannity,” “Special Report with Bret Baier,” “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” “Fox & Friends,” ABC’s “World News Tonight,” “Intelligence Report with Trish Regan”, and “OutFront with Erin Burnett,” and has been quoted in numerous print publications including Time, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Politico, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, Reuters, and The Washington Times.
Ned is also the CEO of Voter Gravity, a national political database technology company. In 2014, its first cycle as a new company, Voter Gravity had nearly 300 clients in 41 states, including the Iowa State House Caucus and multiple Congressional candidates.
Prior to launching American Majority and Voter Gravity, Ned founded and directed Generation Joshua, a civics education program for middle and high school students that reached a membership of nearly 10,000 under his leadership. Ned graduated with Highest Distinction (summa cum laude) from the University of Kansas with degrees in English and History. Together with his father and twin brother, Drew, he authored Heroes Among Us and The Courage to Run.
Ned Ryun resides in Purcellville, Virginia with his wife, Becca, and their four children; Nathaniel, James, Charlotte and Hudson.