Mebane: Update on Election Fraud in Iran

Behind the Numbers
Copyright 2009
Wednesday, June 24, 2009; 9:11 PM

Walter R. Mebane Jr, the election forensics expert who continues to wade through the official vote count from the Iranian elections has his starkest conclusion yet: that there was "extensive ballot box stu???ng on Ahmadinejad's behalf." Mebane, a professor at the University of Michigan, then goes further, suggesting that "[w]ithout the ballot-box stu???ng fraud ... the election outcome should have been at least a runo??? between Ahmadinejad and Mousavi." His running analysis is here.

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