Sam Novey got his start in politics in 2006 as a field organizer and staff assistant for Congressman John P. Sarbanes. He graduated from Harvard University in 2011 where he was elected First Class Marshal. Immediately before moving back to Baltimore to start Mile 22, Sam started the TurboVote college partnerships program in 2012 which has now grown to serve 300,000 students on over 150 partner campuses. Through his leadership of Mile 22's work, Sam has helped design, found, and grow the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge and Students Learn Students Vote coalition.