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State of California June 3, 2014 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Jeffrey H. Drobman

Candidate for
Secretary of State

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1. Previous candidacies
a. LA County Supervisor 4th District 1988
b. LA County Supervisor 4th District 1992
2. Democratic Party
a. President of Marina-Mar Vista-Venice Democratic Club (1989-91)
b. Precinct Captain for presidential election 1988
a. Triple alumnus (BS, MS, PHD in Engineering & Computer Science)
b. Honors/awards: Hughes Aircraft Doctoral Fellow, Tau Beta Pi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
c. Student government: computer science dept. rep to EGSA (grad student assn)
d. Teaching -- TA (1971-3), Lecturer (1986, 2006)
e. Alumni orgs. and boards

i. Dean's Council Executive Board (1992-96)
ii. Founding board member of Engineering Alumni Assn (VP, committee chair, 1996-2010)
iii. Order of the Blue Shield Executive Board (since 2013; member since 2006)
iv. Global Security Seminar group (since 2005; sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility)
v. Alumni Assn Life Member
4. Online Voting
a. Researched Internet history, interviewed principals, created a web page on Internet history.
b. Attended every event at UCLA commemorating the anniversary of the birth of the Internet at UCLA (BH 3420 lab) on 10-29-69.
c. Got LA County Supervisor to write letter to LA County Registrar Logan on subject; had phone calls with Registrar's staff; had conversation with Ventura County Registrar Lunn, who supports this.
d. Followed Secretary of State Bowen's efforts to establish (finally) online voter registration (4 yrs, $50M)
e. Read Jan 2000 report by the California Internet Voting Task Force commissioned by a former Secretary of State (but never implemented).
f. generated my own report on the features/benefits and overcoming objections of "Online Voting"

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