Miles Parks Miles Parks is a reporter on NPR's Washington Desk. He covers voting and elections, and also 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 voting and elections, and also 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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Voters in New York soundly rejected two ballot measures that would have allowed for expanded voting access in the state. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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What 2021's recent elections tell us about voting in 2022 and beyond

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Biden's Election Was Legitimate. Republicans Have Convinced Supporters It Wasn't.

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin casts his ballot early, in September. Youngkin has walked a tight rope on voting issues ahead of Tuesday's election. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Republicans want more eyes on election workers. Experts worry about their intent

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The impact of social media on kids is again the focus of a Senate hearing

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The Facebook Papers Show How Quickly Radicalization Can Happen Online

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The founder and CEO of Tusk Holdings, Bradley Tusk, speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 in San Francisco. On Thursday, he announced a $10 million grant for internet voting development. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch hide caption

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The Use Of Ballot Drop Boxes May Change Due To Republican Pushback

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Larry Elder, Newsom's Main Opponent, Stoked Fears Of Election Fraud

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Former President Donald Trump, seen here Saturday, has made unfounded claims about fraud affecting the California gubernatorial recall election. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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Officials Fear A New Normal As Republicans Make Baseless California Fraud Claims

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