Last updated on: 2/7/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Timothy B. Lee, MS Biography

Title:
Contributor for Ars Technica and Wired.UK
Position:
Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“It is now widely recognized that old-fashioned paper ballots are a more affordable, reliable, and secure way to conduct elections. Computerised votong is increasingly seen as a fad that has worn out its welcome. But it might take another election debacle to generate the political will to retire these flawed machines.”

“Why E-Voting Is on the Decline in the United States,” www.wired.co.uk, Oct. 23, 2012

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to electronic voting machine issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to electronic voting machine issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Contributor, Ars Technica
  • Contributor, Wired.UK and Wired.com
  • Blogger, “Disruptive Economics,” Forbes
  • Author, Slate, 2008-2012
  • Contributor, Reason.com, 2005-2008
  • Op-Ed Contributor, New York Times
  • Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute
  • Co-author, RECAP Firefox plugin
Education:
  • MS, Computer Science, Princeton University, 2010
  • Undergraduate degree, University of Minnesota
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?