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BeFree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-21-10 11:18 PM
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25. 90% confidence
Even hand counts can be finagled. But a strict 10% audit of every machine, with any deviation above
1% requiring a complete hand count, would give us a 90% chance of an accurate election.

It's what is done when an above 1% error is found. I am familiar with an audit that was off by 4%
and the election officials just said: "So what?"

They found an error and went on their merry way.!!!

All in all, after a couple of elections where the audits are substantial and correctly done, it
will force the machines to comply with actions which will lead to even better original counts.

There should be a 'Lemon Law' passed which makes the machines improve or be put out of our misery.
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