Reliability of the Uncertified Ballots in the 2000 Presidential Election in Florida

  title={Reliability of the Uncertified Ballots in the 2000 Presidential Election in Florida},
  author={Kirk M Wolter and Diana Jergovic and W. Brad Moore and Joe Murphy and Colm O'muircheartaigh},
  journal={The American Statistician},
  pages={1 - 14}
Following one of the most closely contested elections in American history, a group of the nation's largest media organizations retained the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) to conduct an in-depth inventory of all uncounted ballots from the 2000 presidential race in Florida. This article describes the planning and implementation of the project and its resulting databases. The State of Florida employed three major voting systems for the election: two systems based on punch cards, and… 

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