Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Source Biographies

"Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Summary of Positions

Pro Not Clearly Pro or Con (NC) Con None Found (?)
I. Individual 32 (23.5%) 17 (12.5%) 56 (41.2%) 31 (22.8%)
II. Organization 24 (26.4%) 7 (7.7%) 18 (19.8%) 42 (46.2%)

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I. Individual
- Pro -
Individuals Rating Position
Brady, Robert A.     Pro
Charles, Alfie     Pro
Cox, Cathy, JD     Pro
Damschroder, Matthew     Pro
DeBeauvoir, Dana, MA     Pro
DeGregorio, Paul     Pro
Deutsch, Herb, MA     Pro
Dickson, Jim   Pro
Dodd, Christopher, JD     Pro
Ensign, John, DVM     Pro
Haas, Mikel     Pro
Hart, David   Pro
Heller, Dean A.     Pro
Hochheiser, Harry, PhD     Pro
Konopasek, Scott O., MA     Pro
Lamb, Denise     Pro
Lewis, R. Doug     Pro
Lott, John R., PhD     Pro
McClure, Neil, MS     Pro
McCormack, Conny B.     Pro
McKay, Richard H.   Pro
Miller, Alice P.     Pro
Miller, Harris   Pro
Pierce, Kelly   Pro
Roberts, Dawn     Pro
Rogers, Kathy     Pro
Ross, Beverly     Pro
Selker, Ted, PhD     Pro
Shamos, Michael I., PhD, JD     Pro
Shelley, Kevin, JD     Pro
Stewart III, Charles, PhD     Pro
Williams, Britain, PhD     Pro
- Con -
Individuals Rating Position
Alexander, Kim   Con
Ansolabehere, Stephen D., PhD     Con
Bederson, Benjamin, PhD     Con
Berkman, Jerry     Con
Bishop, Matthew, PhD     Con
Blaze, Matt, PhD     Con
Boutin, Paul   Con
Bowen, Debra, JD     Con
Byrne, Michael D., PhD     Con
Cohn, Cindy, JD     Con
Conover, Bev   Con
Crane, Ronald E., JD     Con
Devies, Aleda   Con
Dill, David L., PhD     Con
Feinstein, Dianne     Con
Felten, Edward W., PhD     Con
Flocco, Tom   Con
Friedman, Brad   Con
Gideon, John   Con
Goodin, Dan, MJ   Con
Harris, Bev   Con
Hartmann, Thom   Con
Hasen, Richard L., PhD     Con
Hightower, Jim   Con
Hoke, Candice, JD     Con
Holt, Rush, PhD     Con
Hommel, Teresa, JD     Con
Hursti, Harri     Con
Jones, Douglas W., PhD     Con
Keller, Arthur M., PhD     Con
Kennedy Jr., Robert F., LLM   Con
Kibrick, Bob   Con
Klein, Stanley A., DSc     Con
Kosner, Anthony Wing   Con
Landes, Lynn   Con
Lee, Timothy B., MS     Con
Lehto, Paul R., JD     Con
McCrea, Dan     Con
Mercuri, Rebecca, PhD     Con
Mertz, David, PhD     Con
Mulligan, Deirdre, JD     Con
Neumann, Peter G., PhD     Con
Ottenheimer, Davi, MSc     Con
Polish, Nathaniel, PhD     Con
Rubin, Aviel D., PhD     Con
Schneier, Bruce     Con
Simons, Barbara, PhD     Con
Smith, Pamela   Con
Stanislevic, Howard   Con
Stewart, Warren   Con
Theisen, Ellen, MA     Con
Thompson, Clive   Con
Thompson, Herbert H., PhD   Con
Unger, Stephen H., PhD     Con
Wallach, Dan S., PhD     Con
Zetter, Kim   Con
II. Organization
- Pro -
Organizations Rating Position
Ad Hoc Touch Screen Task Force of the California Secretary of State   Pro
Advanced Voting Solutions, Inc. (FKA: R.F. Shoup Corporation)   Pro
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)   Pro
Asian American Justice Center (AAJC)   Pro
AVANTE International Technology, Inc.   Pro
California Association of Clerks and Election Officials (CACEO)   Pro
California Secretary of State Office   Pro
Center for Election Systems at Kennesaw State University   Pro
Demos   Pro
Diebold Election Systems, Inc.   Pro
Dominion Voting Systems   Pro
Election Systems and Software, Inc. (ES&S)   Pro
Election Technology Council   Pro
Hart InterCivic   Pro
Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)   Pro
Maryland State Board of Elections   Pro
National Council of La Raza   Pro
Office of the San Bernardino County, California Registrar of Voters   Pro
Office of the Southington, Connecticut Registrar of Voters   Pro
Premier Election Solutions, Inc.   Pro
San Mateo County (California) Elections Office   Pro
Sequoia Voting Systems   Pro
State of Texas Elections Division   Pro
VoteHere   Pro
- None Found -
Organizations Rating Position
A Center for Correct, Usable, Reliable, Auditable and Transparent Elections (ACCURATE)   ?
Advancement Project   ?
Associated Press    ?
Association of the Bar of the City of New York   ?
Batesville Daily Guard (Arkansas)    ?
BBC    ?
Cable News Network (CNN)    ?
California Bureau of State Audits   ?
California Fresno County Clerk / Registrar of Voters   ?
Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia   ?
Christian Science Monitor    ?
Cleveland Plain Dealer    ?
Commission on Federal Election Reform (Carter-Baker Commission)   ?
Compuware Corporation   ?
Congressional Research Service   ?
Daily Herald (Utah)    ?
Election Data Services, Inc.   ?
electionline.org   ?
Florida Fair Elections Center   ?
Hutchinson News (Kansas)    ?
IEEE Spectrum    ?
InfoSENTRY Services, Inc.   ?
Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (MIPAR)   ?
National Academy of Sciences (NAS)   ?
National Association of State Election Directors (NASED)   ?
Nevada Gaming Control Board   ?
Office of the Inspector General of Miami-Dade County, Florida   ?
Ohio Secretary of State Office   ?
Online NewsHour    ?
Oracle Corporation   ?
R&G Associates, LLC   ?
RABA Technologies   ?
Raw Story   ?
San Diego County, California's Chief Administrative Office   ?
San Diego Union-Tribune    ?
San Jose Mercury News    ?
SysTest Labs   ?
US Election Assistance Commission (EAC)   ?
US Federal Election Commission   ?
US Government Accountability Office (GAO)   ?
Virginia Division of Legislative Services Joint Subcommittee to Study Voting Technologies   ?
VotingIndustry.com   ?