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By VoteTrustUSA   
March 24, 2007

In March, 2007, the Elections Subcommittee of the Committee on House Administration has held three public hearings on election reform. Members of the Elections Subcommittee are: Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chair; Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Ranking Member; Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA); Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-CA); Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA); and Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-MI). The submitted written testimony can be downloaded by clicking on the names of the witnesses that testified.


Thursday, March 15, 2007, 2:00 p.m. "Machines and Software"


Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)


Panel One: Accessibility and Machines

Kelly Pearce, Disability Access Voter, Working Group Cook County Illinois

Ted Selker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Eric Clark, Secretary of State, Mississippi

Diane Golden, Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities


Panel Two: Software Disclosure

Matt Zimmerman, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Brit Williams, Kennesaw State University

David Wagner, UC Berkeley, ACCURATE

Hugh Gallagher, Election Systems Acquisition and Management Services

Bruce Behrendorf,, Apache Software Foundation


Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 2:00 p.m. "Election Audits"


Panel One

Matt Damschroder, Director Franklin County, Ohio Board of Elections

Ion Sancho, Supervisor of Elections , Leon County, Florida


Panel Two

Candice Hoke, Center for Election Integrity, Cleveland State University

R. Doug Lewis, Executive Director, The Election Center

Lawrence Norden, Brennan Center, New York University

Tammy Patrick, Federal Compliance Officer, Maricopa County Arizona Elections Department

Pamela Smith, President, Verified Voting

Friday March 23 at 9:30 a.m. HR 811 The Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2007


Panel One

Hon. Charlie Crist, Governor of Florida


Panel Two
Hon. Rush Holt (D-NJ)
Hon. Tom Petri (R-WI)

Panel Three
Hon. Debra Bowen, Secretary of State, California
Hon. Chris Nelson, Secretary of State, South Dakota

Panel Four
Tanya Clay House, Director of Public Policy, People for the American Way Foundation
George Gilbert, Director of Elections, Guilford County, North Carolina

(Attachment 1, Attachment 2, Attachment 3, Attachment 4, Attachment 5)
Edward Felten, Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University

(Supplemental Testimony)

Don Norris, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland - Baltimore

Panel Five
Noel Runyan, Personal Data Systems
Harold Snider, Access for the Handicapped
Warren Stewart, Policy Director, VoteTrustUSA
Gail Mahoney, Jackson County MI, Chair National Association of Counties

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