HARTFORD (CBS Connecticut) — A former West Hartford state legislator and Connecticut Secretary of the State has been chosen to head the national public interest organization Common Cause. Miles Rapoport, former Connecticut Secretary of the State, and Weae legislator, and nonprofit leader to take reins of venerable public interest organization
Rapoport, former head of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, was a member of the General Assembly from 1985 through 1995, and Secretary of the State from 1995 to 1999
He has been head of the Washington-based policy organization Demos since 2001. He will start at Common Cause in March.