, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 18–24 | Cite as

Florida 2006: Can statistics tell us who won congressional district-13?

  • Arlene Ash
  • John Lamperti


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Further Reading

  1. Adams, Greg (2001). “Voting Irregularities in Palm Beach, Florida.” CHANCE, 14:22–24.Google Scholar
  2. Frisina L., Herron M., Honaker J., and Lewis J. (in press). “Ballot Formats, Touchscreens, and Undervotes: A Study of the 2006 Midterm Election in Florida.” Election Law Journal. Draft at∼herron/cd13.pdf.Google Scholar
  3. Marker, D., Gardenier, J., and Ash, A. (2007). “Statistics Can Help Ensure Accurate Elections.” Amstat News, (360):2–3. Online at Scholar
  4. McCarthy, J., Stanislevic, H., Lindeman, M., Ash, A.S., Addona, V., Batcher, M. (2008). “Percentage-Based Versus Power-Based Vote Tabulation Statistical Audits.” The American Statistician, 62(1):1–6. (A more detailed version is available at as “Percentage-Based Versus SAFE Vote Tabulation Auditing: A Graphic Comparison.”)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Mebane, W. Jr., Dill, D.L. (2007). “Factors Associated with the Excessive CD-13 Undervote in the 2006 General Election in Sarasota County, Florida.”∼wmebane.Google Scholar
  6. Meyer, Mary C. (2002). “Uncounted Votes: Does Voting Equipment Matter?” CHANCE, 15:33–38.MathSciNetGoogle Scholar
  7. Pynchon, S., and Garber, K. (2008). “Sarasota’s Vanished Votes: An Investigation into the Cause of Uncounted Votes in the 2006 Congressional District 13 Race in Sarasota County, Florida.” Florida’s Fair Election Coalition. Scholar
  8. Wallace, J. (2006). “Political Operatives Gather for Recount.” Herald Tribune, Scholar
  9. Special Section: District 13 Election, Scholar
  10. Wolter, K., Jergovic, D., Moore, W., Murphy, J., O’Muirheartaigh, C. (2003). “Reliability of the Uncertified Ballots in the 2000 Presidential Election in Florida.” The American Statistician, 57(1):1–14.CrossRefMathSciNetGoogle Scholar

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  • Arlene Ash
  • John Lamperti

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