Walker is the National Director of Vote Smart, a non-partisan organization with a mission to provide free, factual and unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to all Americans. He is originally from Charlottesville, Virginia, where he graduated from the University of Virginia in 2013 with degrees in history and economics. While at U.Va., Walker was an Echols Scholar and a recipient of a Harrison Undergraduate Research Award. After graduation, he taught history and politics in England for a year as a U.K. Teaching and Resident Fellow. He joined Vote Smart in 2015. At Vote Smart, Walker is responsible for day-to-day oversight of all Vote Smart programs, research, staff, operations, facilities and administration.