What happened to 18,000 votes? The results of the Sarasota audit


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Michael Shamos, Carnegie Mellon University. In Florida's 13th District 2006 congressional race, 15% of the electronic votes cast in Sarasota County were blank. These were cast on electronic voting machines without a paper trail. The speaker was a member of the task force that attempted to determine possible reasons for this failure. Part of the School of Computer Science Colloquium.