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Only 62 Percent of Registered Voters Expect Their Votes to Be Accurately Counted, Annenberg Data Show

As of Election Eve, only 62 percent of registered voters are “very confident” that their votes will be accurately counted, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. Another 22 percent said they were “somewhat confident.”

Voters committed to George W. Bush were much more optimistic than those committed to John Kerry. Seventy-nine percent of Bush voters said they were “very confident” their votes would be accurately counted, compared to just 48 percent of Kerry voters. The polling was conducted among 2,757 registered voters from October 25 through 31.