checking into the 2004 general election

From: Stephanie Frank Singer <sfsinger_at_campaignscientific_dot_com>
Date: Fri May 20 2005 - 08:22:20 CDT

Hey gang, this is off-topic, but I'd appreciate your input.

Has anyone done the following check on the validity of the 2004 general
election? Each precinct reports a total number of voters, presumably
read off of the voting machines or ballot boxes. This number should be
the sum of all the votes for each candidate, plus the number of any
undervotes.

On the other hand, each state has a database of voters, including
information about which elections they voted in, presumably taken from
the sign-in sheets at the polls. So, if one had that data, one could
have an independent count of how many voters voted in a particular
precinct in the 2004 general election.

Is the comparison of these two numbers practiced by any Boards of
Elections?

Has any independent entity checked these numbers?

Stephanie Frank Singer, Ph.D.
Campaign Scientific
215-715-3479
www.campaignscientific.com

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