The Carter-Baker Commission: Technology and Elections (May 17, 2021)

Virtual Event

Technological advancements have significantly contributed to improving the quality of U.S. elections. An exploration of how technology has enhanced the accuracy of elections and what lies ahead to continue the trend. “Technology and Elections” is the fourth in a series of panel discussions examining electoral processes through the lens of the 2005 Carter-Baker Commission on Federal Election Reform.


Veronica DeGraffenreid
Acting Secretary of the Commonwealth and Special Advisor on Election Modernization, Pennsylvania Department of State

Ryan Macias
Founder, RSM Election Solutions LLC; Former Acting Director of Testing and Certification, U.S. Election Assistance Commission

Monica Childers
Product Manager of Risk-Limiting Audits, Voting Works

Dan Wallach
Professor of Computer Sciences and of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University; Baker Institute Rice Faculty Scholar; Academic Advisor, Carter-Baker Commission


Doug Chapin
Director of Research, 2005 Carter-Baker Commission on Election Reform
Director of Election Research, Fors Marsh Group
Director of the Program for Excellence in Election Administration, Hubert. H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota


May 17, 2021
12:30 p.m. EDT

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Related Resources

This webinar is the fourth in a series of five virtual events co-sponsored by the Baker Institute Presidential Elections Program and The Carter Center that will consider potential reforms for U.S. federal elections. Participants will include experts on U.S. election administration, election administrators, and other practitioners well-versed in election issues. 

Carter-Baker Panel Discussions Focus on Bipartisan Solutions to Election Reform

May 5, 2021 | The Carter-Baker Commission: "Voter Registration and Voter ID" 

April 28, 2021 | The Carter-Baker Commission, 16 Years Later: "Voting by Mail"

April 7, 2021 | The Carter-Baker Commission, 16 Years Later: "Election Integrity and Ballot Access"

March 31, 2021 | Carter Center and Rice’s Baker Institute Launch Panel Discussion Series on U.S. Election Reform 

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