This Fordham University law professor also served as director of the non-partisan Sunlight Foundation (an organization established to promote government transparency). She entered politics in 2014 as a candidate for the New York gubernatorial race's Democratic nomination, but was ultimately defeated by Andrew Cuomo.When not teaching or running for office, she acted in numerous professional stage productions at Vermont's Unadilla Theatre.She served as Director of Internet Organizing for the 2004 campaign of Democratic presidential hopeful Howard Dean.BEFORE FAME
After graduating from Yale University in 1993, she earned both a master's degree in political science and a Juris Doctor (law degree) from Duke University.PERSONAL LIFE
She grew up on a Vermont farm and later settled in New York City.FUN FACTS
Politician Zephyr Teachout were born on Thursday, birthstone is Opal, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of Pig, it is 286 days until Zephyr Teachout next birthday.