Evidence Against Fraudulent Votes Being Decisive in the Bolivia 2019 Election

In this document, Professor Walter R. Mebane, Jr, makes a case for the legitimacy of the general elections that took place in Bolivia in October 2019, despite the irregularities.


  • Even by discarding votes likely to be manufactured, and attributing those likely to be stolen to the second runner up, Evo Morales would still win by a more than 10% lead.
  • The number of "fraudulent" votes was determined through statistical analysis of the vote counts.