Re: statistical study after next Tues election

From: Edward Cherlin <cherlin_at_pacbell_dot_net>
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 01:07:30 CST

On Friday 29 October 2004 05:40 pm, Kathy Dopp wrote:
> Hey, I apologize for sending this idea around a 3rd time (I
> promise it will be the last if no one bites), but ...
> QUESTION: After next Tuesday, I want to see a statistical
> study (even if I have to figure out how to do it myself) by
> county in swing states like Florida and Ohio, that have
> different voting systems in different counties, to compare
> election results in counties using paperless DREs with
> election results in counties using other voting machines to
> examine if there is any statistical increased
> evidence/likelihood of election
> rigging/hacking/unexpected-errors with paperless DREs.
> This could be done with a list of counties' respective numbers
> * type of voting machine,
> * November election results,
> * poll results leading up to the election, and
> * surveys of relative numbers of democrats/republicans, or
> prior election results in each county.
> Is anyone planning such a study that you know of? (David Dill) and (Bev
Harris). Bev Harris has just filed the largest Freedom of
Information Act request in history to get the data from every
voting machine in the country.

> Or
> Do any of you know where/how to get a hold of all the
> necessary info so I can try to do one (I've forgotten most of
> my statistics, but can probably get help from a math prof or
> two I know.
> Regards,
> Kathy

Edward Cherlin
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