Jan BenDor

  • 2019 NVRTF Conference Videos
    Photo of 22. Jan BenDor – Voter’s Guide to Alternative Vote Counting Reform Proposals

    22. Jan BenDor – Voter’s Guide to Alternative Vote Counting Reform Proposals

    Why voters seek reform–spoilers, stalking horses, undervotes, wasted votes, Electoral College, “primarying” as a weapon. The faddish nature of reform proposals by well funded advocacy groups. Counting system designs and flaws–plurality,RCV/IRV, approval, value voting Election reform priorities Verifiability problems Technical and security issues Voter usability Legal problems Political barriers Bio Jan BenDor is a founding member of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Michigan Election Reform Alliance.org, which advocates for voter protection, election verification, and comprehensive election security. A state-accredited elections administrator and election worker trainer, with lengthy experience as a deputy township Clerk, she volunteers as the Michigan Election Reform Alliance Statewide Coordinator. MERA co-led the successful 2018 effort to stop gerrymandering in Michigan, passing a state constitutional amendment to establish an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. Jan joined the Board of Directors of the National Election Defense Coalition in 2014. NEDC is working in Washington to enact bi-partisan legislation that would end all use of paperless voting machines, mandate manual risk limiting audits, and put teeth into enforcement of federal laws against voter purging and suppression. Website: MichiganElectionReformAlliance.org

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  • 2017 NVRTF Conference Videos
    Photo of 7. 2016 Recount in Michigan

    7. 2016 Recount in Michigan

    Jan BenDor is a founding member of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Michigan Election Reform Alliance.org, which advocates for voter protection and comprehensive election security. A state-accredited elections administrator and election worker trainer, with lengthy experience as a deputy township Clerk, she volunteers as the Michigan Election Reform Alliance Statewide Coordinator. MERA is advancing a state bill for mandatory hand count audits of the vote, and is currently leading the effort to stop gerrymandering in Michigan, with a coalition of democratic rights advocates–Voters Not Politicians.com. Jan joined the Board of Directors of the National Election Defense Coalition in 2014. NEDC is working in Washington to enact bi-partisan legislation that would end all use of paperless voting machines, mandate manual audits, and put teeth into enforcement of federal laws against voter purging and suppression. Website: http://MichiganElectionReformAlliance.org For more information on the conference, go to: https://nvrtf.org For more information on election integrity issues, go to: https://countedascast.org For ongoing support of our efforts, please consider contributing to https://www.gofundme.com/takebackthevote2

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