From today’s Financial Times piece on the cold-audit.
As the audit was under way on Thursday night observers appear to have found only 713 examples from more than 12,000 polling centres that showed results with identical numbers of votes including 311 that showed an equal number of No votes.
“The most important thing is that it affects both sides. It would appear to indicate a random effect,” said Jennifer McCoy, a Carter Center official. “This audit will determine if there is a significant incidence of this cap effect.”
It’s an odd-numbered day, guys: today I’m leaning against the fraud hypothesis.Caracas Chronicles is 100% reader-supported. Support independent Venezuelan journalism by making a donation.