Last updated on: 2/21/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Carolyn Maloney Biography

Title:
U.S. Representative (D-NY)
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

Having a foreign government investing in or owning a company that supplies voting machines for U.S. elections could raise concerns over the integrity of elections conducted with these machines.

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • U.S. Representative from New York’s 14th District (Manhattan and Queens), 1992-present
  • New York City Council, 1982-1992
  • Various senior staff positions, New York State Assembly and State Senate, 1977-1982
  • Ranking Democratic House Member – Congressional Joint Economic Committee
  • Member,U.S. House Committees on Financial Services; Government Reform
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart for Meritorious and Conspicuous Service for Veterans
  • Distinguished Public Service Award – National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association
  • Queen’s Women of Distinction Award – Queen’s Women’s Political Caucus
  • Global Peace Award – Peace Action
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Education:
  • BA, Greensboro College, 1977
Other:
  • First member of the New York City Council to give birth while in office