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Falsehood Tells of Withdrawn Pennsylvania Projection

November 10, 2020 /

Quick Take Viral social media posts claim that the website RealClearPolitics rescinded a projection that Joe Biden had won Pennsylvania. But the website never called…

How the Supreme Court Could Rule on ACA Case

November 10, 2020 /

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the latest legal challenge to the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act today. There are a range of…

Thin Allegations of ‘Dead People’ Voting

November 10, 2020 /

Several of President Donald Trump’s supporters have claimed or suggested — without providing evidence — that a substantial number of votes were fraudulently cast by…

Image of Newspaper Doctored to Show ‘President Gore’ Headline

November 9, 2020 /

Quick Take President Donald Trump’s campaign pushed an altered image of a Washington Times front page to cast doubt on the 2020 election calls made…

Claim of Michigan Postal Fraud Is Moot

November 7, 2020 /

Quick Take A video from a right-wing activist suggests that U.S. Postal Service employees backdated ballots in Michigan. The claim is unproven, but, even if…

Viral Video Doesn’t Show Fraud by Election Workers in PA

November 7, 2020 /

Quick Take A video from a livestream of the vote-counting process in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, shows election workers transcribing votes from damaged ballots so they…

Trump’s Bogus Claim of ‘Election Interference’ and More

November 6, 2020 /

In addition to baseless allegations of “illegal votes” in swing states, President Donald Trump used his relatively brief remarks — just 16 minutes long —…

Trump’s Wild, Baseless Claims of Illegal Voting

November 6, 2020 /

In remarks resembling an attack on democratic elections, rather than a presidential speech, President Donald Trump doubled down on his campaign pledge: “The only way…

Biden Did, Indeed, Get More Votes Than Obama

November 6, 2020 /

Quick Take The votes are still being counted and the results are unofficial, but former Vice President Joe Biden already has surpassed former President Barack…

Viral Image Shows Outdated Claims About Detroit Voter Rolls

November 6, 2020 /

Quick Take Facebook users are sharing a meme that alleges a host of inaccuracies in Detroit’s voter rolls in the context of the 2020 election.…