Last updated on: 3/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Neil McClure, MS Biography

Title:
Vice President and Strategic Technology Officer at Hart InterCivic, Inc.
Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“DREs allow secure, reliable, and trustworthy elections to be conducted. We should move forward with electronic voting in a deliberate and reasonable manner, celebrate the efficiencies and enfranchisement of all voters and appropriately manage the risk.”

Testimony before the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, May 5, 2004

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Vice President and Strategic Technical Officer, Hart InterCivic, Inc.
  • Testified before the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, May 5, 2004
  • Directly responsible for development of eSlate DRE
  • Founded Worldwide Election Systems, 1996
  • Former consultant to United States Voting Machines, Inc.
Education:
  • MS, Systems Management, University of Denver
  • BS, Electrical Engineering and Physics
Other:
  • Holder of U.S. patent for device to protect portable memory devices storing election data
Quoted in:
  1. Is It Possible to Have a Meaningful Recount from an Electronic Voting Machine?
  2. Could Electronic Voting Machine Software Be Programmed to Alter the Outcome of an Election?
  3. Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?