Last updated on: 2/28/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Alice P. Miller Biography

Title:
Executive Director of the District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics
Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“With its purchase of new optical scan systems and DREs [direct recording electronic voting machines], the Board significantly improved the process by which voters in the District of Columbia cast ballots.”

Moving Elections Forward in the District of Columbia, a report of the DC Board of Elections and Ethics, Aug. 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to electronic voting machine issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to electronic voting machine issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Executive Director, District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics, 1996-present
  • President, National Association of State Election Directors (NASED), 2003
  • General Counsel, District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics, 1988-1996
  • Board of Directors, The Election Center
  • Board member, The Election Center Professional Education Program
  • Advisory Board, U.S. Federal Election Commission Office of Election Administration
  • Member, U.S. Election Assistance Commission Technical Guidelines Development Committee
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • First African American to be elected President of NASED
Quoted in:
  1. Do Poll Workers Have Sufficient Support Mechanisms to Deal with Unanticipated Technical Issues with Electronic Voting Machines on Election Day?