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Voting in America -- 11/7/19 Daypass -- Election and Voting Security in the United States
Speaker: Professor Walter R. Mebane, Jr. Walter R. Mebane, Jr., Professor of Political Science and Professor of Statistics at the University of Michigan, is a member of Michigan’s Election Security Task Force. His current research concerns Election Forensics, which develops statisticaland computational tools to verify the accuracy of election results. His work includes analyses of U.S. presidential elections and many other elections. He has developed Bayesian models to detect frauds and a Twitter Election Observatory to monitor Americanelections. Speaker’s Synopsis: A review of some election security concerns across the United States, discussion of some methods to detect problems, and overview of approaches being takento mitigate them. Events and actions in and near Michigan are highlighted.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 11/07/2019
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30am
Location : Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Towsley Auditorim
Address : 4800 E. Huron River Drive,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED