Jimmy LaSalvia is a politically independent strategist, speaker, and author of his memoir, No Hope: Why I Left the GOP (and You Should Too), published in 2015. A former Republican activist, Jimmy left the GOP in 2014. Prior to leaving the party, he was the founder and executive director of GOProud, which was a national organization for gay conservatives and their allies. Now as an independent, Jimmy focuses much of his work on opening and reforming the country’s two-party political system, so that voters have more choices. He is a native of Kentucky.
Updated October 2016