Miles Parks Miles Parks is a reporter on NPR's Washington Desk. He covers election interference and voting infrastructure and reports on breaking news.
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Miles Parks

Reporter, Washington Desk

Miles Parks is a reporter on NPR's Washington Desk. He covers election interference and voting infrastructure and reports on breaking news.

Parks joined NPR as the 2014-15 Stone & Holt Weeks Fellow. Since then, he's investigated FEMA's efforts to get money back from Superstorm Sandy victims, profiled budding rock stars and produced for all three of NPR's weekday news magazines.

A graduate of the University of Tampa, Parks also previously covered crime and local government for The Washington Post and The Ledger in Lakeland, Fla.

In his spare time, Parks likes playing, reading and thinking about basketball. He wrote The Washington Post's obituary of legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt.

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How To Run For Office

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Election Security Update

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State senators and legislative staff consider amendments to the "base" map that was chosen from a model created by redistricting expert Jowei Chen. Miles Parks/NPR hide caption

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North Carolina Scrambles To Redraw Political Maps

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Voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up at Grady High School for the mid-term elections last November in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia is set to replace all of its voting machines, which cybersecurity experts had deemed insecure, before the 2020 elections. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Cyber Experts Warn Of Vulnerabilities Facing 2020 Election Machines

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Participants sign in at a Democratic Party caucus at Jackson Township Fire Station in Keokuk, Iowa, on Feb. 1, 2016. The DNC has scrapped a virtual caucus plan for 2020. Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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DNC Recommends Scrapping Plans For Virtual Iowa, Nevada Caucuses Over Security

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The warden of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City has been reassigned and two others suspended pending official investigations, the Justice Department said. Mark Lennihan/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Election Security At Def Con

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Activists at the Supreme Court opposed to partisan gerrymandering hold up representations of congressional districts from North Carolina (left) and Maryland on March 26. On June 27, justices decided that the practice is beyond the reach of federal courts. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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To Gerrymander Or Not To Gerrymander? That's The Question For Democrats

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What's The Next Step For Democrats, Following Ruling On Partisan Redistricting?

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People rally in front of the Supreme Court on March 26 as the court hears arguments in redistricting cases. The court ruled that partisan redistricting is a political question, not one that federal courts can weigh in on. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Rules Partisan Gerrymandering Is Beyond The Reach Of Federal Courts

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