Area(s) of Expertise
- Voting & Elections
Susannah Goodman is Common Cause’s Director of Election Security. She works with national staff and Common Cause state offices to press for reforms that repair and strengthen our voting systems at both the state and federal level. She has testified before Congressional committees, appeared on national news television programs, and co- authored a number of reports on elections and voting including Malfunction and Malfeasance: A Report on the Electronic Voting Machine Debacle, Voting at Risk 2008, Is America Ready to Vote? State Preparations for Voting Machine Problems in 2008, Voting in 2010: Ten Swing States, and Counting Votes 2012: A State by State Guide to Election Preparedness. Ms. Goodman joined Common Cause in 2004 after more than 15 years of advocacy and organizing experience. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University. Susannah Goodman has been quoted on hacking, online voting, and the integrity of our election systems in Reuters, USA Today, Mother Jones, McClatchy, Sinclair Broadcast Group, and Government Technology. She is the co-author of a new report, The Secret Ballot at Risk, examining the security of our election systems in the age of the internet.