Former Registrar of Voters - Recorder/County Clerk of Los Angeles County (California)
Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
"The fact is that existing DRE systems without VVPAT have the proven track record of doing the best job of all available voting systems in achieving the goal of accurate casting, tabulation and reporting of all votes in accordance with the voters' intentions."
Testimony before U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, June 21, 2005
Experts 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:
President, California Association of Clerks and Election Officials (CACEO), 2004-2008
Registrar of Voters - Recorder/County Clerk, Los Angeles County (California), 1995-present
Member, Election Center Task Force on Election Reform, 2001 & 2005
Vice President, CACEO, 2002-2004
California Secretary of State's Voting Systems Advisory Panel, 2001 & 2003
Registrar of Voters, San Diego County (California), 1987-1994
Elections Administrator, Dallas County (Texas), 1981-1987
Testified before U.S. Senate regarding voter verification in electronic voting systems
PhD Candidate, ABD (All But Dissertation) Political Science, Emory University
MA, Politics and Public Affairs, University of Miami
BA, Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic University