Jeff Weaver (political staffer)

former campaign manager and chief of staff for Bernie Sanders
Jeff Weaver speaking at Drake University in 2016

Jeffrey "Jeff" P. Weaver (born 1966)[1] is an American political adviser. He was the campaign manager for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign in 2016.[2][3][4] Weaver served as the campaign manager during Bernie Sanders' successful Senate run in 2006. Weaver also served as chief of staff in Sanders’ House and Senate offices.[5]

Weaver was born in St. Albans, Vermont. He studied at Boston University, the University of Vermont, and Georgetown University.


  1. Elodie Reed (May 27, 2015). "Sanders kicks off campaign". St. Albans Messenger.
  2. Tim Murphy. "Meet the Comic Book King Running Bernie Sanders' Campaign". Mother Jones. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  3. "Sanders Announces Campaign Management Team With Strong Vermont, Grassroots Experience - Bernie Sanders". Bernie Sanders.
  4. "Sanders names 2 aides to presidential campaign". Burlington Free Press. 15 May 2015.
  5. Graham, Ruth. "Bernie Sanders 2016 campaign staff: The power players". Politico. Retrieved 2016-02-09.