Miles Rapoport is the Executive Director of 100% Democracy: An Initiative for Universal Voting. He is also the co-author, with E.J. Dionne, of the book 100% Democracy: The Case for Universal Voting. Miles served as an elected official for 14 years in the state of Connecticut, where he was a strong advocate for economic and racial justice and a fully inclusive democracy. He served as a state legislator from 1985-1994, and then as Secretary of the State from 1995-1998. More recently, Miles served as President of Demos for 13 years, from 2001-2014, helping to lead the organization from a start-up to a strong and well-established progressive policy center, and President of Common Cause from 2014-2016. From 2017-2022, He was Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy at the Ash Center of the Harvard Kennedy School. He writes frequently on democracy issues for The American Prospect magazine, and serves on the Boards of Demos, The American Prospect, Everyday Democracy, and the Scherman Foundation.