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

Paul DeGregorio Biography

Title:
Former Commissioner of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission
Position:
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“One of the purposes of HAVA was to enable states to modernize voting equipment… One positive result that no one can dispute – thanks to these new systems, many disabled Americans will be able to cast their votes independently and privately for the first time.”

“Are U.S. Elections Getting Better or Worse?” presentation at American University, Mar. 29, 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Former Commissioner, EAC, 2003-2005, 2007
  • Member, International Association of Clerks, Recorders, and Election Officials, 1986-present
  • Chairman, U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), 2006
  • Vice Chairman, EAC, 2005
  • Freedom Award, National Association of Secretaries of State, 2004
  • Honorary Lifetime Member, Association of Election Officials from Central and Eastern Europe and Association of Election Officials of Bosnia-Herzigovina, 2003
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, International Foundation for Election Systems, 1993-2003
  • Director of Elections, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1985-1993
  • Special Assistant to Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America
Education:
  • BA, Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?
  2. Did Electronic Voting Machines Work Well in the November 7, 2006 General Election?