1. New Jersey RLA Case Study

    In November 2018, state and local officials in New Jersey took part in the Garden State’s first-ever pilot risk limiting audit (RLA) of voting equipment. A risk-limiting audit is nationally recognized as a reliable method to validate the integrity of the voting equipment and verify the accuracy of election results with a high degree of […]

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  2. Election Auditing: Key Issues and Perspectives

    On December 7 and 8, 2018, The Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project (VTP) hosted the Multidisciplinary Conference on Election Auditing, or “Election Audit Summit,” for short, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The conference was organized by a small group of academics and practitioners from across the United States. Inspired by the groundswell […]

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  3. Audits and Recounts

    While Election Day marks the end of voters casting ballots, state and local election officials still have a long to-do list to go through after the election. These include the many states that conduct post-election audits of voting systems as well as recounts that may occur in close races.

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  4. NCSL Post-Election Audits

    An overview of post-election audits, how they work, what states are doing them, pending legislation and what are the advantages to conducting one.

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  5. Case Study: Auditing the Vote (March 2007)

    This, the 17th electionline Briefing, explores the issue of post-election audits in a number of states. Like so many other issues in election administration, the study finds that rules governing the practice vary greatly across borders as does the size of the sample, public access and scrutiny and response to disparities between vote counts and […]

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