Pro to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
"As election officials, our responsibility is to provide voters with the highest level of accountability possible that their votes are recorded accurately. The inclusion of a voter verifiable record assists in adding to the public's trust in voting equipment. I am proud that Nevada will lead the nation by providing voter-verified paper record printers on our electronic voting machines, thus ensuring that the Silver State will produce the most accurate, most secure and most valid election results in the nation in 2004."
"Certification of Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail Printers Completed," Nevada Secretary of State Press Release, July 16, 2004
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:
U.S. Representative (R-NV), 2007-present
Nevada Secretary of State and Chief Election Officer, 1994-2006
Mandated use of voter verified paper audit trail printers for all electronic voting machines used in public elections in Nevada, making it the first state in the country with this requirement, 2004
U.S. House Committees - Natural Resources, Small Business
Assemblyman, Nevada State Legislature, 1986-1994
Founding Board Member, Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada
Board Member, Western Nevada Community College Foundation
BA, Business Administration, University of Southern California, 1985