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Election Verification Project Press Conference

PRESS RELEASE
November 17, 2004

Washington, DC - A national coalition of voting rights and computer security experts will hold a post-election press conference to provide a preliminary analysis of electronic voting problems and solutions, and their implications for increasing voters' confidence in the legitimacy of elections.

Speakers will be:

- Kim Alexander, California Voter Foundation
- Lillie Coney, National Committee for Voting Integrity/Electronic Privacy Information Center
- David Dill, Ph.D., Verified Voting Foundation
- Will Doherty, Verified Voting Foundation/Election Incident Reporting System
- Chellie Pingree, Common Cause
- Matt Zimmerman, Electronic Frontier Foundation

WHEN: Thursday, November 18, 2004, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cabinet Room, Beacon Hotel and Corporate Quarters (formerly Governor's House Hotel) 1615 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. (Metro Stop: Dupont Circle or Farragut North)

The Election Verification Project is a coalition of technology, legal and voting rights organizations promoting transparency and accountability in the voting process. The Project advances reforms that reduce computerized voting risks, and fosters public confidence in the integrity and accuracy of the electoral process.

The California Voter Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization promoting and applying the responsible use of technology to improve the democratic process. CVF-NEWS is a free, electronic newsletter featuring news and updates about the California Voter Foundation's projects and activities.

Contacts:

Faye Anderson
Election Verification Project
(718) 369-6059 cell

Matt Zimmerman
Staff Attorney
Electronic Frontier Foundation
mattz@eff.org

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