Michael Warner was born to a military family at Saint Joseph Hospital in Tampa. His father retired from the United States Air Force after serving at MacDill Air Force Base and his mother is a nurse.
Michael graduated from American University with a BA in Political Science and a minor degree in Justice. In 1998, he received his Legal Assistant certificate from Georgetown.
Michael also graduated from the prestigious Charles Hamilton Houston Pre-Law Institute in 2007 held at Georgetown University Law Center.
In 2008, he proudly served as National Mall Team Captain on President Barack Obama’s Presidential Inaugural Committee. During the “Summer of the Recalls” in 2011, Michael worked as an Obama fellow for the Wisconsin Democratic Party. Michael served as a deputy field organizer in Pennsylvania for Obama for America and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in 2012.
After that, he managed Senator Tim Kaine’s, Congressman Bobby Scott's, and Congresswoman Elaine Luria's field office while working for the Virginia Democratic Party. In 2016, Michael was Deputy Canvass Manager for Community Outreach and Planned Parenthood for New Hampshire. In that role, he recruited and managed canvassers who were critical in carrying the Granite State for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.
During the 2018 election, Michael worked as a Regional Field Director for the Kentucky Democratic Party on Lt Col. Amy McGrath’s campaign, where he turned out tremendous voters. In 2022, he organized get out the vote events for former Governor Charlie Crist during his campaign against Ron DeSantis. Michael is a prospective Law School student at Duke Law in the Fall of 2024.