FROM:   Kim Alexander, CVF President
DATE:   April 11, 2001
RE:   Reminder: Election reform hearing webcast 4/12

Hi Folks,

Tomorrow, April 12, I'll be testifying before the National Commission on Federal Election Reform at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA.

The Commission's hearing is from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. PST and will be webcast live on, so remember to tune in tomorrow if you want to watch the testimony. My panel begins at 1:30 p.m.; CVF board member David Jefferson is also testifying on Internet voting, and his panel begins at 2:30 p.m.

Here's a summary of the schedule and speakers:

10:20 am -- Perspectives of Administrators in the Field -- with LA County Voting Registrar Connie McCormack and Riverside County Registrar Mischelle Townsend

11:00 am -- Election Oversight -- with FEC Chairman Danny McDonald; and Secretaries of State Bill Bradbury (OR), and Bill Jones (CA).

1:30 pm -- Citizen Participation -- with Congresswoman Maxine Waters, California Assemblyman Rod Pacheco, Kim Alexander from the California Voter Foundation, Rosalind Gold from the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.

2:30 pm -- New Technologies -- with Dr. Michael Alvarez, from the CalTech/MIT Voting Project; Dr. David Jefferson, California Internet Voting Task Force; and Prof. Susan Roth, The Ohio State University.

The hearing is open to the public and the media. For more details, visit the commission's web site at FYI, my testimony will be available on our web site before the end of the week, and we will also send it out to CVF-NEWS.

Have a great week!

-- Kim Alexander, President, California Voter Foundation, 916-325-2120,

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