Last updated on: 1/6/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Matthew Damschroder Biography

Title:
Director of the Franklin County Board of Elections, OH
Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“Franklin County’s experience in 15th Ohio Congressional District recount, as well as the three other recounts conducted of the 2006 General Election and the three subsequent voluntary audits of the paper tapes to the electronic record conducted by the Board and the local newspaper, demonstrates the accuracy of electronic voting systems and the benefit of State and local control over election, audit, and recount definitions and procedures.”

“Voting Machines’ Audit” Committee on House Administration Elections Subcommittee, Mar. 20, 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director, Franklin County Board of Elections, Ohio, 2003-present
  • President of the Ohio Association of Elections Officials, 2003-present
  • Witness, before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on House Administration’s Elections Subcommittee, “Voting Machines’ Audits,” Mar. 20, 2007
  • Former Head, Franklin County Republican Party, Ohio, 2002
  • Member, Republican Party
Education:
  • MBA, Ohio State University
  • High School Diploma, Worthington Christian High School, Ohio
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Electronic Voting Machines Allow for Meaningful Audits?