Methods of Post-election Confidence-level Auditing

By Stephen Checkoway.

In partial fulfillment of the requirements of the research examination at UC San Diego.


We give a self-contained presentation and evaluation of a number post-election audit procedures. Methods which do not provide a statistical bound on the chance of being wrong give little confidence in the reported outcome of an election.



  author = {Stephen Checkoway},
  title =  {Methods of Post-election Confidence-level Auditing},
  year =   2008,
  month =  sep,
  url =    {},