Last updated on: 3/3/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

David Hart Biography

Title:
Founder and Chair of Hart InterCivic, Inc.
Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“Voters are beginning to realize the benefits of electronic voting. Millions of citizens are casting ballots that would otherwise be lost without industry innovation. Millions more have the promise of voting a secret ballot for the first time. In short, this industry plays an important role in building a stronger democracy for all Americans.”

Press release announcing the formation of the Election Technology Council, Dec. 9, 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder and Chair, Hart InterCivic, Inc., an electronic voting machine manufacturer
  • Former Chair, Election Technology Council
  • Testified before the California Secretary of State’s Voting Systems Testing Summit
Education:
  • BA, University of Texas at Austin
Other:
  • Created Hart InterCivic, Inc. as a spin-off of Hart Graphics
Quoted in:
  1. Is It Appropriate for Private Electronic Voting Machine Manufacturers to Facilitate Public Elections?