Jones on Human Factors, Slide 4
Election 2000 in Florida is the most documented election in US history!
From the Secretary of State's office we can get:
From the newspaper funded "recounts" we can get:
counts of ballot mismarkings.
From county election offices and other archives we get:
From newspaper reports we get:
information about administrative irregularities:
What we must do is relate cause to effect:
What errors were caused by the machine?
What errors were caused by the ballot layout?
What errors could be avoided by better administraiton?
The data is not perfect, but we cannot afford to repeat the experiment!