The Justice Department has greenlighted the use of armed agents to investigate potential voter fraud at ballot-counting centers despite a U.S. law barring the presence of federal officers on Election Day. Officials at the agency, led by Trump administration appointee Bill Barr, told federal prosecutors in an email that the...
Associated Press — Posts shared thousands of times on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are falsely claiming that the number of people who cast ballots in Wisconsin exceeds the number of registered voters in the state. A variety of misleading claims about voter turnout in Wisconsin gained traction, generating likes, shares...
Ever since the election results indicated that President Trump might fail to win reelection, he has tried to craft an alternative narrative of a stolen election accompanied by major fraud by Democrats. For months, Trump has been laying the groundwork for this strategy. According to our database of Trump’s false or misleading claims, starting in April the president has uttered more than 150 claims concerning fraudulent ballots or the alleged dangers of mail-in voting.
NBC's Jacob Soboroff reports from Nevada where Clark County Registrar of Voters Joseph Gloria held a press conference to discuss the remaining votes to be counted. He also refuted claims that the Trump campaign is making that voter fraud occurred in the state.
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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An image graphic shows that seven U.S. states counted more votes than registered voters. Voting in the 2020 U.S. Election may be over, but the misinformation keeps on ticking. Never stop fact-checking. Follow our post-election coverage here. In November 2020, as states continued to tally votes cast in the U.S....
A group of former U.S. attorneys who were appointed by Republican presidents rebuked President Donald Trump's calls to "stop the count" of ballots.
A group of international election observers on Wednesday praised the U.S. vote as orderly but condemned President Trump’s “baseless allegations” of fraudulent ballot counts and his suggestion that the tally be stopped midstream, saying he had undermined public confidence in democratic institutions. “Nobody — no politician, no elected official, nobody...
MIT Technology Review
During the 2016 primary season, Trump campaign staffer Matt Braynard had an unusual political strategy. Instead of targeting Republican base voters—the ones who show up for every election—he focused on the intersection of two other groups: people who knew of Donald Trump, and people who had never voted in a primary before. These were both large groups.
Fairfax County, Virginia, "gave" U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden an extra 100,000 votes. Voting in the 2020 U.S. Election may be over, but the misinformation keeps on ticking. Never stop fact-checking. Follow our post-election coverage here. On Nov. 3, 2020, the Twitter account for a clickbait website called...