Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
"In my role as Elections Administrator for Travis County, I am asked questions about electronic voting in response to stories that have surfaced in the news and on the Internet...The [electronic] voting system we use today is more accurate and tamper proof than any other voting method we have employed in the past."
Testimony before U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 2004
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:
County Clerk, Travis County, Texas
Texas representative on federal Election Assistance Commission Standards Board
Serves on Elections Security Sub-committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Best Practices Award, The Election Center, 2005
Testified before U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), 2004
Distinguished Public Service Award, LBJ School of Public Affairs Alumni Association, 2002
Official election observer in Bosnia on behalf of the International Foundation of Election Systems and the United Nations, 1996
Official election observer in South Africa on behalf of the International Foundation of Election Systems and the United Nations, 1994