Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at Open Voting Consortium
Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
"There are several areas of concern regarding the new generation of computerized voting machines, including no means for the voter to verify that his/her votes have been tallied; no means outside of the memories of the voting machines themselves to audit or recount the votes; lack of ability to audit the quality of the software...; [and] vulnerability of the machines or of their supporting infrastructures to intentional attack or inadvertent errors."
"A PC-Based Open-Source Voting Machine with an Accessible Voter-Verifiable Paper Ballot," paper presented at USENIX 2005 professional conference, Apr. 2005
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:
Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Open Voting Consortium
Cowritten with A.M. Keller, J.L. Hall, and A. Urken, "Privacy Issues in an Electronic Voting Machine," chapter in Privacy and Technologies of Identity: A Cross-Disciplinary Conversation, Strandburg and Raicu, eds., 2006
Cowritten with R.E. Crane, E. Cherlin, and A.M. Keller, "A Deeper Look: Rebutting Shamos on e-Voting," available on his website (accessed Dec. 2005)
"A PC-Based Open-Source Voting Machine with an Accessible Voter-Verifiable Paper Ballot," presented at the professional conference USENIX 2005, Apr. 2005