Freddie Oakley

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Risk-limiting post-election audits limit the chance of certifying an electoral outcome if the outcome is not what a full hand count would show. report pilot risk-limiting audits in four elections during 2008 in three California counties: one during the February 2008 Primary Election in Marin County and three during the November 2008 General Elections in(More)
This paper reports on an analysis of the Hart Inter-Civic DAU eSlate unit equipped for disabled access and the associated Judge's Booth Controller. The analysis examines whether the eSlate and JBC can be subverted to compromise the accuracy of vote totals, the secrecy of the ballot, and the availability of the system under the procedures in place for Yolo(More)
The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the usefulness of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS) as an outcome measure of instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) in pharmacologic studies of people with Alzheimer's disease. The AMPS simultaneously measures motor and process skills and their effect on the ability of the person to(More)
The Daily Activities Questionnaire (DAQ) was developed to assess activities of daily living (ADL) independence in people with Alzheimer's disease. After administering it to 276 people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, we examined the quality of the rating scale and its structure using a Rasch measurement approach. Results indicated that the original(More)
Risk-limiting post-election audits limit the chance of certifying an electoral outcome if the outcome is not what a full hand count would show. Counties. We explain what makes an audit risk-limiting and how existing and proposed laws fall short. We discuss the differences among our four pilot audits. We identify challenges to practical, efficient(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if elderly bereaved depressed subjects display difficulty with activities of daily living (ADL) and if their ADL difficulty improves with psychopharmacologic intervention. METHOD The Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (AMPS), an ADL assessment measuring ADL motor and ADL process skills, was administered to a pilot sample of(More)
Free, fair and accurate elections are the cornerstone of democracy. Post-election audits–which compare reported totals with hand counts of a trustworthy audit trail in a random sample of batches–can limit the risk of certifying an incorrect electoral outcome. The risk is the maximum chance the audit stops short of a full hand count when a full hand count(More)
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