Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
"Well intentioned people, some of them even highly educated and respected, scare voters and public officials with claims that the voting equipment and/or its software can be manipulated to change the outcome of elections. And, the claim is, it can be done without anyone discovering the theft of votes... The ability needed to manipulate an election with DREs, combined with election practices and procedures, means it is highly unlikely to be able to do this and get away with it. You can still manipulate an election easiest with hand-counted paper ballots. "
"The Election Center Review of Potential for Electronic Vote Fraud," 2003
Experts Election officials, people with post-graduate degrees in a computer or political science, JD's, Members of Congress, or elected officials with significant involvement in, or related to, electronic voting machine issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Executive Director, The Election Center, an organization for training and certifying election officials, 1994-present
Director, Voting Systems Program, National Association of State Election Directors (NASED)
Founded or co-Founded several professional organizations of election administrators, including Joint Elections Officials Liaison Committee, NASED, National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials, and Clerks, the International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials, and Treasurers, and the International Institute of Municipal Clerks
Testified multiple times regarding election administration before U.S. Congress
National Voting Systems Board
Member - California Internet Voting Advisory Committee
Member, Election Oversight Committee for Recount of the General Election in Hawaii, 1998