How some election officials are trying to verify the vote more easily

October 29, 2020

In this brief video interview for the PBS News Hour, BIDS Faculty Affiliate Philip Stark , a professor of statistics and the Associate Dean of the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at UC Berkeley, explains risk-limiting audits — double-checking only a random sample of paper ballots to make sure that they match electronic results — which are now being used in over 45 states to verify the accuracy of election results.  

Philip Stark in the kitchen making soup. Video thumbnail with play button.

How some election officials are trying to verify the vote more easily
Oct 29, 2020  |  Miles O'Brien  |  PBS News Hour

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Learn more about Dr. Stark's research:

Berkeley experts offer critical perspectives on election integrity and security 
October 28, 2020  |  Jon Bashor  |  Berkeley News

There is a way to make America's 2020 election results trustworthy — but we have to start now 
October 13, 2020  |  Leanne Watt, Richard Painter, and Philip B. Stark  |  NBC News

Evidence-Based Elections 
May 22, 2012  |   Philip B. Stark and David Wagner  |   IEEE Security & Privacy



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Philip B. Stark

Statistics; Mathematical and Physical Sciences, UC Berkeley
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