Fraud at Polls: Can Journalists and Statisticians Check? The Mozambican Experience

'In every Mozambican election, the ruling party (Frelimo) won, and the opposition cried fraud. Can we tell who really won? [Mozambique] reports results from each polling station, which allows statistical analysis for ballot box stuffing, invalidating opposition votes, and other misconduct. This is a first report on a unique project [to] test the official outcome of five presidential elections'.

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When & Where

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, London, UK

Mar 16, 2016 06:30 PM

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Department of International Development (London School of Economics)

The Department of International Development of the London School of Economics promotes interdisciplinary post-graduate teaching and research on processes of social, political and economic development and change.

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