[R] analyzing results from Tuesday's US elections

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Sat Nov 14 04:02:19 CET 2020

It was explained in the video... his counts were so small that they spanned the 1-9 and 10-99 ranges.

On November 13, 2020 6:59:49 PM PST, Rolf Turner <r.turner using auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
>On Thu, 12 Nov 2020 01:23:06 +0100
>Martin Møller Skarbiniks Pedersen <traxplayer using gmail.com> wrote:
>> Please watch this video if you wrongly believe that Benford's law
>> easily can be applied to elections results.
>> https://youtu.be/etx0k1nLn78
>Just watched this video and found it to be delightfully enlightening
>and entertaining.  (Thank you Martin for posting the link.)
>However a question springs to mind:  why is it the case that Trump's
>vote counts in Chicago *do* seem to follow Benford's law (at least
>roughly) when, as is apparently to be expected, Biden's don't?
>Has anyone any explanation for this?  Any ideas?
>Rolf Turner

Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.

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