Fact-Checking Claims of Voter Fraud in the 2020 Election
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From the RightU.S. Election Fraud is Real—And It Is Being Ignored
Mark Harris was riding high on Election Day in 2018. The Republican candidate for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District had beaten his Democratic opponent in a very close race. Next stop: the U.S. House of Representatives.
Or so it seemed. Harris had won by 905 votes, a margin of only 0.3 percent of all ballots cast. The state’s Board of Elections refused to certify the results, though, when evidence surfaced of “concerted fraudulent activities related to absentee by-mail ballots,” including illegal vote harvesting by a political consultant and his associates....
From the CenterUS election 2020: Five viral vote claims fact-checked
As President Trump continues to dispute the result of the US election, false or misleading posts have been spreading on social media about the vote.
Some have been amplified by President Trump and his team, who have called into question the integrity of the election without providing evidence.
We've checked some of the main claims.
Dead people can't vote: Michigan rumour debunked
Viral tweets alleged that dead people were casting votes in the key state of Michigan, adding to a Trump-led chorus of unproven "voter fraud" claims.
Michigan authorities have...
From the LeftFact-checking Trump’s election fraud falsehoods in White House remarks
In his first public remarks since falsely saying he won re-election hours after the polls closed, President Donald Trump lashed out at ballot-counting efforts in several states, alleging with no evidence that the system was stacked against him in multiple ways.
"If you count the legal votes, I easily win. If you count the illegal votes, they can try to steal the election from us," Trump said Nov. 5 from the White House press room podium.
There is no evidence at this point that any significant number of illegal votes...