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

Candice Hoke, JD Biography

Title:
Director of the Center for Election Integrity at Cleveland State University
Position:
Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“We’re facing a huge problem as a nation. We’ve made the entire election system overly complex and technologically vulnerable, and lowered public confidence in the legitimacy of the results.”

“Election Cliffhanger: Will It All Work?” USA Today, Oct. 26, 2006

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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:
  • Associate Professor of Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, 2004-present
  • Director, Center for Election Integrity, Cleveland State University, 1994-present
  • Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University Law School, 1993-1994
  • Assistant Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1987-1993
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Bar Association
  • Member, American Political Science Association
  • Member, International Political Science Association
  • Member, Association of American Law Schools
  • Member, American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy
Education:
  • Bar Admission, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1985
  • Bar Admission, U.S. District Court for Massachusetts, 1985
  • Bar Admission, State of Massachusetts, 1984
  • JD, Yale Law School, 1983
  • MA, Modern Philosophy, Wellesley College, 1978
  • BA, Political Philosophy, Hollins College, 1977
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Electronic Voting Machines Allow for Meaningful Audits?