1451705 story Berkeley Researchers Analyze Florida Voting Patterns 1237 Posted by michael on Friday November 19, 2004 @03:42PM from the everyone-has-an-angle dept. empraptor writes "Researchers at UC Berkeley have crunched numbers and determined that 130,000-260,000 excess votes went to Bush in Florida. They have held a conference and posted their findings online. You can find articles on their research from CNet, Wired News, and many other sources. While the research used statistical analysis based on past elections and demographics, how else do you verify that a paperless voting system is working properly?"