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Full Name: Steven Clift
NCDD Member Since: Mar. 17, 2010
Contact For: E-Democracy.org
About Me: Steven Clift is a founder of E-Democracy.Org in 1994 and current Executive Director. He is an online leader in the use of the Internet in democracy, governance, and community. One of world’s leading experts on e-democracy, he has presented hundreds of times across 27 countries. Through his Democracies Online – DoWire.org – web site, he shares knowledge, practical advice and original articles and presentations directly to thousands of subscribers and visitors. Steven has been named among “The 25 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics” by Politics Online and in 2006 received a fellowship from Ashoka, a global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. He has served as an advisor to the Markle Foundation’s Web White & Blue online election information partnership and organized a major online presidential debate in 2000. He coordinated the State of Minnesota’s government portal effort from 1994-1997 and served as executive director of the Minnesota Government Information Access Council in 1997. He graduated from Winona State University, with a B.A. in Political Science and attended graduate school at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota where he also worked for the Center for Democracy and Citizenship and helped launch the online Public Policy Network in 1993. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
My Work
Organization Name: E-Democracy.org
Title / Position: Executive Director
Description: E-Democracy.Org builds online public space in the heart of real democracy and community. Our mission is to expand participation and build stronger democracies and communities through the power of information and communication technologies and strategies. Starting with the world’s first election information website in 1994 in Minnesota, today we host over 25 local Issues Forums in 15 communities across three countries – New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In addition to these “online town halls,” we promote civic engagement online around the world.
My Contact Info
Email: [email protected]
Phone Number: 612-246-4594
Website URL: e-democracy.org
Street Address: 3211 E. 44th Street
City: Minneapolis
State/Province: MN
Zip or Country Code: 55406
NCDD Involvement
Member Type: Organizational Member (dues-paying)

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