Re: Do Statistics play a direct role in the OVC architecture ?

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Thu Nov 18 2004 - 16:26:11 CST

There is a complete audit between the paper and the electronic record.

Best regards,
Arthur

At 4:24 PM -0500 11/18/04, Keith Copenhagen wrote:
>Do Statistics play a direct role in the OVC architecture ?
>Is there a place for a audit flag, or counting a sample ?
>
>----
>UC Berkeley Study Questions Florida E-Vote Count
>Thursday November 18, 1:23 am ET
>Research Team Calls for Immediate Investigation
>
>BERKELEY, Calif., Nov. 18 PRNewswire --
> When: Thursday, November 18, 2004, 10:00 a.m. PST
> What: A research team at UC Berkeley will report that
> <b>irregularities associated with electronic voting machines
> may have awarded 130,000 - 260,000 or more excess votes</b>
> to President George W. Bush in Florida in the 2004 presidential
> election. The study shows an unexplained discrepancy between votes
> for President Bush in counties where electronic voting machines
> were used versus counties using traditional voting methods.
> Discrepancies this large or larger rarely arise by chance -- <b>the
> probability is less than 0.1 percent</b>. The research team, led
> by Professor Michael Hout, will formally disclose results of the
> study at the press conference.

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