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Center for Democracy & Election Management


  • Center for Democracy & Election Management
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Mailing Address

Hearing: June 30, 2005

James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, Texas

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Panel I: Voter Registration, Identification, and Participation

Panel II: Voting Technology

Panel III: Election Management and Election Reform

  • Mr. Donald J. Simon, Attorney, Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry LLP; Transcript (.pdf)
  • Dr. Louis Massicotte, Professor, University of Montreal; Transcript (.pdf)
  • Dr. Norman Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Transcript (.pdf)

Hearing: April 18, 2005 - "How Good Are U.S. Elections?"

American University, Washington, DC

Panel I: Elections and HAVA: Current Status - Full Transcript

Panel II: Access and Integrity - Full Transcript

  • Ms. Barbara Arnwine, Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights; Transcript (.pdf)
  • Ms. Colleen McAndrews, Partner, Bell, McAndrews & Hiltchak; Transcript (.pdf)
  • Mr. Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials; Transcript (.pdf)
  • Mr. John Fund, Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Member

Panel III: Voting Technology and Election Administration - Full Transcript

  • Mr. Jim Dickson, Vice President for Governmental Affairs, American Association of People with Disabilities; Transcript (.pdf)
  • Prof. David Dill, Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University, and Founder of VerifiedVoting.org; Transcript (.pdf)
  • Hon. Ron Thornburgh, Secretary of State, State of Kansas; Transcript (.pdf)
  • Prof. Richard L. Hasen, William H. Hannon Distinguished Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, and Co-Editor of Election Law Journal; Transcript (.pdf)

Press Conference - Full Transcript (.pdf)