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Brock, T (2014)

Benfordís law and elections Ė part 2

Posted on Datatodisplay.com blog; last accessed April 25, 2019.

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Abstract: In part 1 I showed that candidate vote counts from the 2010 election in the UK didnít conform to Benfordís law but that there was a perfectly reasonable explanation for this. In short: the combination of roughly equal constituency size and broad support for three parties lead to a large number of candidates getting counts around ten to twenty thousand votes and relatively few getting three to four thousand. Hence there is an excess of 1ís and a deficiency in 3ís and 4ís, as seen here.


Bibtex:
@misc{, AUTHOR = {Tim Brock}, TITLE = {Benfordís law and elections Ė part 2}, url = {https://datatodisplay.com/blog/politics/benfords-law-elections-2/}, YEAR = {2014}, NOTE = {last accessed Apr 25, 2019}, }


Reference Type: Blog

Subject Area(s): Voting Fraud