How many voters simply ticked the wrong box?

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It's stupid but think about it.

Let's say 1 million people vote for something, an election, a mayor, referendum etc,

What per cent of people just tick the wrong box by accident?

Even if it was 1% that could be very decisive.
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(Original post by h7as7hd)
It's stupid but think about it.

Let's say 1 million people vote for something, an election, a mayor, referendum etc,

What per cent of people just tick the wrong box by accident?

Even if it was 1% that could be very decisive.
Not really.

If it’s an election and 1% tick the ring box, then that would mean that a proportion of those for would tick the wrong box and a proportion of those against would tick the wrong box.

Theoretically they’ll cancel each other out.

if one side wins by a larger margin than the other, then that mistake actually goes against the winning side. More people would make a mistake and vote for the wrong side artificially lowering the winnings sides vote.

on that side would make a
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