Benford’s Law Does Not Prove Fraud in the 2020 US Presidential Election
You may have seen something going around in the wake of the 2020 US Presidential Election where people are claiming they can prove there was fraud in the votes using math.
They are wrong. This is a post you can share to explain why.
ETA: RadioLab did a really excellent episode on this which includes a lot of what’s below including interviews with me and Dr. Mebane who did the election analysis at umich. If you don’t want to read all this, go check that episode here…