NY Times developer notices an ‘odd’-looking result in Miss. Senate primary


Derek Willis is an interactive developer for the New York Times who works on political and election-related applications. Today, Willis calls our attention to an unusual result in Mississippi’s June 3rd U.S. Senate primary: State Sen. Chris McDaniel received no votes in Harrison County’s Biloxi #10 voting precinct.

However, McDaniel received 224 votes in that same precinct in his run-off against incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran just three weeks later. Did McDaniel really win over more than two hundred Biloxi #10 voters between the primary and the run-off? Or, more likely, did someone make a mistake when tabulating the primary results?


Hard to argue with that.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/07/14/ny-times-developer-notices-an-odd-looking-result-in-miss-senate-primary/

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