#Election fraud


US election 2020: Three viral vote claims fact-checked

As the US presidential race goes down to the wire, false or misleading posts on social media are going viral. Some have been amplified by President Trump or his team, who are calling into question the integrity of the vote as newly counted ballots in some key states lean towards his rival, Joe Biden.
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Washington Post

President Trump’s false claims about election fraud are dangerous

As state election officials counted ballots across the country, President Trump marched into the East Room of the White House early Wednesday morning and falsely declared fraud in the 2020 election. Later in the day, his campaign filed a lawsuit to stop the counting of votes in Michigan, suggesting that something was amiss with the electoral process — perhaps because his vote total trailed Joe Biden’s. His campaign also mounted legal action in Pennsylvania and Georgia. The president’s baseless and hypocritical claims were merely his latest efforts to undermine public trust in the presidential vote.
The Guardian

Johnson urged to denounce Trump's claims of US election fraud

Boris Johnson has been under pressure to follow European leaders and warn Donald Trump that he will be damaging democracy worldwide if he continues to allege ballot fraud in the US presidential election without any supporting evidence. The prime minister said on Wednesday it was not for the UK as...
Washington Post

Trump falsely asserts election fraud, claims a victory

The Washington Post is providing this important election information free to all readers. Get election results and other major news delivered to your inbox by signing up for breaking news email alerts. This coverage has ended. Follow here for live updates. With millions of votes yet to be counted, President...

'Sharpiegate' allegations fuel unproven claims of voter fraud in Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Unsubstantiated claims alleging some votes cast for President Donald Trump were not counted in Maricopa County, Arizona - an important battleground in the 2020 U.S. election - because voters used Sharpie pens began spreading among right-wing social media accounts on Tuesday night as election results trickled in.