Fact check: Pennsylvania mail-in ballot claim mixes primary, general election data

Posted on AllSides November 29th, 2020
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The claim: Pennsylvania recorded more mail-in votes than ballots requested
A claim made by President Donald Trump and his supporters on social media is that Pennsylvania election officials reported more mail-in votes for the 2020 election than the number of ballots requested.

Users on Facebook are sharing a screenshot of a viral tweet from Republican state Sen. Doug Mastriano that purports to show data shared by the Pennsylvania Department of State. Data is laid out in a chart, with vote totals for Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, with a...

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