Pericchi, Luis; 10.1214/09-STS296
A simple and quick general test to screen for numerical anomalies is presented. It can be applied, for example, to electoral processes, both electronic and manual. It uses vote counts in officially published voting units, which are typically widely available and institutionally backed. The test examines the frequencies of digits on voting counts and rests on the First (NBL1) and Second Digit Newcomb--Benford Law (NBL2), and in a novel generalization of the law under restrictions of the maximum number of voters per unit (RNBL2). We apply the test to the 2004 USA presidential elections, the Puerto Rico (1996, 2000 and 2004) governor elections, the 2004 Venezuelan presidential recall referendum (RRP) and the previous 2000 Venezuelan Presidential election. The NBL2 is compellingly rejected only in the Venezuelan referendum and only for electronic voting units. Our original suggestion on the RRP (Pericchi and Torres, 2004) was criticized by The Carter Center report (2005). Acknowledging this, Mebane (2006) and The...
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). Analogous procedures could give the substituted crowns, 15 (eq 3a and 3b). Conversion of the subst1tuents to bromomethyl g1ves 16 wh1ch can then be closed to give type B compounds (eq 4). 10 SCHEME I Br Br 0 0 0 OH HO 12 QH (2b) 13 Br Br Na...O ONa s Br 0 15 Br (3a) BX' OH 14 0 OH Br 15 ~ ~ (3b) 0 Br ~B (4) 16 RESULTS ~Stets is Newcomb obtained 5-bromo-1, 3-bi s(bromomethyl ) benzene, 14, by a multistep and low yield route which involved aromatic bromination of 4-amino...