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Trump’s Repeated False Attacks on Mail-In Ballots

Trump’s Repeated False Attacks on Mail-In Ballots

The president repeatedly sows doubt about mail-in voting, echoing what intelligence officials have said is a Russian strategy to undermine public trust in the election. We review his statements this month and recap our stories on his false, misleading and unsupported claims.

Trump’s Bad Advice for Mail-In Voters

Trump’s Bad Advice for Mail-In Voters

Elections officials and voting experts say President Donald Trump gave bad advice when he encouraged mail-in voters to show up at polling places on Election Day and cast an in-person ballot if poll workers can’t confirm that their mail-in ballot was received.

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

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

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 they don’t know of any such labels in general elections — only on envelopes during primary elections.

Democratic Convention Opening Night

Democratic Convention Opening Night

A quiet first night for fact-checkers. Only a few quibbles, including on the minimum wage, mail-in voting and Social Security payments.