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

Kim Zetter Biography

Title:
Senior Reporter at Wired News
Position:
Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“Over the past year, doubts about the accuracy and integrity of e-voting equipment have been growing…[S]omething is seriously wrong with electronic voting systems and the companies that make them.”

“How E-Voting Threatens Democracy,” 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Reporter, Wired News
  • Writer and Editor, PC World magazine
  • Freelance journalist and author on topics of electronic voting and cryptography
  • Finalist, Investigative Reporters and Editors Award for series of articles on electronic voting, 2005
  • Maggie Award, Best Web Article-Consumer for “How E-Voting Threatens Democracy,” 2005
  • National Silver Award, American Society of Business Publication Editors, 2000
  • West Coast Bronze, American Society of Business Publication Editors, 2000
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Qualification Testing Conducted by Independent and Accredited Entities?
  2. If a Software Patch Is Installed, Are Electronic Voting Machines Re-Tested before Election Day?