Super-Simple Simultaneous Single-Ballot Risk-Limiting Audits

@inproceedings{Stark2010SuperSimpleSS,
  title={Super-Simple Simultaneous Single-Ballot Risk-Limiting Audits},
  author={Philip B. Stark},
  booktitle={EVT/WOTE},
  year={2010}
}
Simultaneous risk-limiting audits of a collection of contests have a known minimum chance of leading to a full hand count if any outcomes are wrong. They are generally performed in stages. Each stage involves drawing a sample of ballots, comparing a hand count of the votes on those ballots with the original count, and assessing the evidence that the original outcomes agree with the outcomes that a full hand count would show. If the evidence is sufficiently strong, the audit can stop; if not… CONTINUE READING
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