Steven Clift is @democracy on Twitter. In 1994 he launched E-Democracy.org, the world's first election information website. After launching the State of Minnesota's e-government program at 25, he spent over a decade speaking and consulting on democracy and community online across 30 countries. Today as E-Democracy's Executive Director and an Ashoka Fellow, his focus is on inclusive community engagement via the Knight Foundation funded non-profit BeNeighbors.org initiative with 15,000+ members in the Twin Cities. Steven lives with his wife and two small children in a house with an open front porch in Minneapolis, Minnesota. From here he connects daily with over 1,000 of his nearest neighbors to generate inspiring community good via his local BeNeighbors forum on E-Democracy.
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