Internet Voting in Public Elections
David Jefferson is a Senior Member of the Research Staff at Compaq Systems Research Center in Palo Alto, CA, where he has been doing research on the use of the Internet in public elections for over five years. Recently he served as the chair of the technical committee for the California Secretary of State's Internet Voting Task Force. He is also a Director, and former Chairman of the Board, of the California Voter Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to a more informed and engaged California electorate, especially through use of the Internet. Prior to joining Compaq he was for many years a professor of computer science, first at the University of Southern California and then at UCLA, where he conducted research in parallel computation, and numerous other fields.