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October meeting: Expert Dr. Walter Daugherity on why electronic voting systems must GO

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Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 6:30 PM
Outback Steakhouse, 2102 Texas Avenue South, College Station

As always, early arrival makes time for great conversation before the meeting!

Speaking of elections…

We have a General Election scheduled for November 11. Primary Election season is cranking up now and will continue until Election Day on March 5, 2024.

Elections are fully dependent on computer systems. ALL COMPUTERS ARE HACKABLE. THEREFORE ALL ELECTIONS ARE HACKABLE.

We live in a world of computers that touch almost every aspect of our culture. Electronic voting systems use computers to process our votes and as such have significant control over our way of life. Some voters trust the electronic systems without reservation while others have serious concern about trusting election results because reports of hacking into corporate and government computers has become commonplace.


Dr. Walter Daugherity

If it can be hacked it WILL be hacked. Solution: welcome serious expert Dr. Walter Daugherity, learn from him, and DO WHAT WE MUST

Dr. Walter Daugherity (bio) will be our guest speaker for this meeting. His presentation will focus on “Improving Our Elections” (also see his video on Rumble: Why Voting Machines Must Go) by sharing his research on how electronic voting systems operate and what needs to be done in order to insure trust in the system.

You DO NOT want to miss this program

  1. If you missed the Hand Count Road Show, you must attend this meeting!
  2. If you attended Hand Count Road Show, please come and help others for whom this is new!

Looking forward to seeing you again soon!


Dr. Walter C. Daugherity is a computer consultant and also Senior Lecturer Emeritus in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. He graduated from Oklahoma Christian University with a degree in mathematics, and then earned master’s and doctor’s degrees from Harvard University, which he attended on a Prize Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

As a computer expert he has consulted for major national and international firms, and for government agencies, including classified work. He helped develop the national computer keyboard standard and invented integrated user training within computer applications as well as various electronic computer interfaces.

As a computer science and engineering teacher and researcher, he has published 26 research articles from over $2.8 million in funded research projects, plus conference papers and other publications. He taught many areas of computer science and engineering for 37 years (32 years at Texas A&M University), including artificial intelligence, quantum computing, programming and software design, and cyberethics.

At Harvard he received the Bowdoin Prize and medal for writing, and in 2015 was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Oklahoma Christian University. He is a life member of the Association for Computing Machinery and American MENSA.