Tucker Middleton is a Democratic ad maker and strategist with over a decade of experience leading winning paid and earned-media campaigns. She has produced hundreds of ads for candidates and causes and has overseen over $100 million in media spending.
In 2022, Tucker wrote and produced advertising to elect new members of Congress in Hawaii and Pennsylvania and, through her work with the Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus, Tucker helped take down a 30-year GOP incumbent to flip the Pennsylvania House from red to blue for the first time in over a decade.
In prior election cycles, Tucker was proud to help elect Governor Roy Cooper in her home state of North Carolina (2016 and 2020) and to serve on the Unite the Country media team to help elect President Joe Biden. During the 2018 election cycle, Tucker served as Putnam Partners’ Director of Post Production, overseeing the production of more than 400 ads that helped flip 16 U.S. House seats from red to blue, and electing Democratic governors in New Mexico, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
As an on-the-ground operative, Tucker served as a senior campaign official in some of the country’s most important swing states. Tucker managed the red-to-blue congressional campaign of Congresswoman Haley Stevens in Michigan, served as communications director for Clay Aiken’s high-profile 2014 congressional run in North Carolina, and led record-breaking youth voter turnout efforts for President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign in Ohio.
Tucker was born and raised in beautiful Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated from East Carolina University with a B.A. in Political Science and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for ECU’s Center for Survey Research.