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Faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places have been cited by a new study of the 2000 United States presidential election, which estimated that they did not count 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast.
A. Faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places have been cited by a new study of the 2000 United States presidential election, which estimated that they did not count 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast.
B. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, a new study of the 2000 United States presidential election has estimated that 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast were not counted.
C. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast were not counted in the 2000 United States presidential election, a new study estimates.
D. A new study has cited faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places in estimating that 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes that were cast had not been counted in the 2000 United States presidential election.
E. A new study of the 2000 United States presidential election, citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, has estimated 4 million to 6 million votes had not been counted of the 100 million votes cast.


My answer came down to either b or D why is D wrong?

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apollo168 wrote:

My answer came down to either b or D why is b wrong?


Well it should be between B and D...

I also chose B... so I am not teh right person to comment...

Lets wait for others. :oops:
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I think (B) is wrong coz (citing.......,a new study has estimated) does not say that the citation waz for the estimate.Only (D) says that the new study has cited in estimating....And god please dont make such mistakes.This can potentially embarrass people
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Hi sorry for the confusion. OA is B My mistake
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New post 25 Aug 2006, 02:45
apollo168 wrote:
Hi sorry for the confusion. OA is B My mistake


Hurray...Now comes the explanation...

B. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, a new study of the 2000 United States presidential election has estimated that 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast were not counted.

D. A new study has cited faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places in estimating that 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes that were cast had not been counted in the 2000 United States presidential election.

--> D seems as if the new study is giving an excuse in estimating the loss of votes ( or rather the count of them).

--> B Shows - But instead the new study states that it has estimated a loss of 4-6 million votes on account of X,Y,Z reasons...
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New post 05 Nov 2009, 03:39
IMO "estimated" should be the main verb rather than "cited". And more over the past perfect tense may not be required.

SO I would go with B
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