Rhode Island good on its promise to road-test risk-limiting election audits, following 2017 passage of legislation by the Rhode Island General Assembly.
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Risk-limiting audits seek to examine a relatively small number of randomly drawn ballots to offer a 95 percent assurance that the tabulation is correct.