Benford’s Law and Election Data

There are claims of statistical “proof” of election fraud in the United States. These claims often depend on considering leading digits of vote counts. The resulting distribution does not match the Newcomb-Benford distribution.

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This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.

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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters

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This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.