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Gore1FL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-16-08 10:51 PM
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1. It has been a while...
but technically it should be 5% +1

In any event:

Finite population correction factor = SQRT((N-n)/(N-1)) where n= sample size and N= population size.
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  -Missouri Increases Security Checks (Manual Audits) on Voting Equipment Wilms  Sep-16-08 10:06 PM   #0 
  - It has been a while...  Gore1FL   Sep-16-08 10:51 PM   #1 
  - Need to know how many precincts they got in MO and how many voters in each of 'em. nt  Bill Bored   Sep-17-08 12:47 AM   #2 
  - If this audit is carried out properly, this is wonderful news,  Stevepol   Sep-17-08 03:48 AM   #3 
  - some guesswork, but MO has around 5500 precincts  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-17-08 05:10 AM   #4 
     - Yeah. What happens if an anomoly is detected.  Wilms   Sep-17-08 09:27 AM   #5 
     - Depending on the prcinct size distribution and all that, a race closer than a 1.5% margin  Bill Bored   Sep-17-08 01:19 PM   #6 

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