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Statistics hint at fraud in Iranian election

Statistics hint at fraud in Iranian election

作者:宫迟  时间:2019-03-08 09:14:01  人气:

By Stephen Battersby ALLEGATIONS that Iran’s presidential election on 12 June was rigged are being followed up by statisticians in the US and elsewhere who are studying published voting figures for signs of irregularities. They say they have found “moderately strong” evidence that the figures are not genuine, though all are careful to emphasise that maths alone can’t prove fraud. Opponents of the incumbent, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was declared to have won by a landslide, have pointed to his wide margin of victory, the speed of the announcement and some unexpected results,