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Election Audits

Tips on observing all steps in elections

Sample size estimates to audit each federal contest 2020

Winning margin & audit options in all contests, selected counties

Video explanation of approaches to audits

Current audit rules in each state (see map below)

Paper on good ways to audit all contests

Costs & contracts for past audits

Reports on past audits:

Arizona 2020 General audits.

Arkansashttps://static.ark.org/eeuploads/elections/2020_Post_Election_Audit_Report_-_Final.pdf

California 2020 and later audits and 2008-2011 and county election administration plans. 2008-present Humboldt County image audits. 2011-12 tests of image audits at UCSD for Alameda, Marin, Merced, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Ventura, and RLAs in these counties and Humboldt, Monterey, Orange

Colorado 2017-2021 audits. 2018 critique of 2017 audits

Connecticut, 2011-present (click "Next Dist" to get local report at bottom of screen) and critique. 2022 RLA audit report, and critique of RLA report

Florida 2020 official audits. 3 counties independently audited by AuditEngine

Georgia https://sos.ga.gov/page/2020-general-election-risk-limiting-audit

Iowahttps://sos.iowa.gov/elections/results/xls/2020/2020PrecinctAudits.xlsx

Maryland: each county audits a sample of one contest and Clear Ballot re-interprets every ballot image: 2020 Clear Ballot

Michiganhttps://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/BOE_2020_Post_Election_Audit_Report_04_21_21_723005_7.pdf

Minnesotahttps://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/how-elections-work/post-election-reviews/

Nebraska 2020 General and Primary audits (2% random sample of all precincts meant 1 or 2 each in 27 or 20 of the 93 counties).

New Jerseyhttps://nj.gov/state/elections/election-information-2020.shtml#:~:text=Post%2DElection%20Audit%20Results%20by%20County

New Mexicohttps://www.sos.state.nm.us/voting-and-elections/how-we-secure-your-vote/election-audits/ 

New York: 2020 general for Kings, Nassau Richmond Suffolk, Broome Cayuga Chenango Cortland Herkimer Madison Oneida Onondaga Oswego Tioga Wayne counties & more on Madison+Oswego (and guidance)

North Carolina's 2 precincts per county and 1 local contest in 17 counties

Ohiohttps://www.sos.state.oh.us/elections/election-results-and-data/2020/

Pennsylvania 2019-2020 audits and 2018 court agreement "audit all unofficial election results using robust pre-certification audit methods..."

Rhode Island https://elections.ri.gov/elections/results/RLA.php

South Carolina 2022

Utahhttps://voteinfo.utah.gov/2020-election-records/

Virginiahttps://www.elections.virginia.gov/resultsreports/election-security/rla/ with 2019-2020 audits; summary instructions

Washington's 2020 San Juan County (very experienced) report & video (staff block view; 290 ok of 290 votes checked), and Pierce County report (36 ok of 36 votes checked)

 

Please tell admin@votewell.net, the sites for other audit reports

 

Current, sortable, list of Audit Rules is actively and accurately maintained at

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Election_audit#Table_of_U.S._audit_rules

Others have maps which are less up to date and less detailed at

        https://www.mapresearch.org/democracy-maps/post_election_audits

        https://verifiedvoting.org/verifier/#mode/navigate/map/auditLaw/mapType/audit/year/2022

        https://whowhatwhy.org/politics/elections/us-elections-report-card-shows-many-states-are-failing-democracy-test/