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Conny McCormack (Registrar-Recorder/ County Clerk, Los Angeles County):
"Transitioning Voting Systems: The Dilemmas Facing Our Country"

Tuesday, April 13, 2004, 1:00 PM EST

Bartos Theatre, MIT Media Lab (E15)

Conny McCormack, Registrar-Recorder/ County Clerk, Los Angeles Country, will be speaking on the dilemmas posed by voting systems in transition. Please join us as McCormack speaks from her experience in conducting elections for the largest electoral jurisdiction in the US. Her involvement with elections also extends abroad to Indonesia, Yemen, and Russia, among other countries.

Conny McCormack is Registrar of Voters in Los Angeles county, where she is responsible for conducting elections for the largest electorial jurisdiction in the U.S., with over 4 million registered voters and 5,000 voting precincts. She conducts federal, state, and county elections and, via contract, conducts or supports local elections for 88 cities, 100 school districts, and 149 special districts. As Recorder/County Clerk, McCormack is responsible for recording up to 3 million property documents each year, issuing 600,000 marriage licenses, maintaining birth, death, and marriage records, and issuing up to 700,000 copies of these documents upon request. Only the Social Security Administration and the Pentagon maintain more records than the 200 million that are on file at the Registrar-Recorder's and County Clerk's office in LA. She manages a $99 million annual budget, a full-time staff of 900, and up to 500 temporary employees at peak periods.

CalTech/MIT Voting Technology Project and Ted Selker

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