How to consume information about ballot errors
Ballot and printing errors are nothing new.
In 2018, some voters in Wisconsin received incorrect ballots. In 2016, the Spanish version of ballots in New York City had an error. In 2012, a printing error led to problems with nearly 30,000 absentee ballots in Palm Beach County in Florida.
In each of these cases, election officials presented solutions to correct the mistakes. That hasn’t stopped the spread of misinformation about ballot errors in 2020.
After reported ballot errors in Ohio, California, New York and other states, there’s been an increasing...