Biden Did Not Invent the ‘Office of President-Elect’

November 13, 2020 /

Quick Take Social media posts falsely claim that former Vice President Joe Biden “invented the Office of President-elect.” Donald Trump and Barack Obama also used…

Viral Posts Misreport Data on Registered Voters in Wisconsin

November 4, 2020 /

Quick Take Viral posts on Facebook falsely claim there were more votes cast in the 2020 election in Wisconsin than there were registered voters. According…

Viral Posts Don’t Give Full Picture of Mask Mandates in States

October 5, 2020 /

Quick Take Viral Facebook posts misleadingly claim that Florida, Georgia, Idaho, South Dakota and Tennessee have become “mask free.” None has a statewide mask mandate…

Preserve America PAC

September 29, 2020 /

Political leanings: Conservative 2018 total spending: N/A Preserve America PAC is a new super PAC using ads about law and order to support President Donald…

McDonald’s and the American Flag

September 24, 2020 /

Quick Take Social media posts — without evidence — have accused McDonald’s of taking down American flags in support of Black Lives Matter and antifa.…

Mail-in Voting Envelopes Don’t Reveal Party During General Election

September 3, 2020 /

Quick Take Facebook posts falsely suggest that envelopes used for mail-in ballots in general elections reveal party affiliation, saying postal workers may “toss” votes. Voting experts say…