In a clip from Fox News’ coverage of the Georgia Senate runoff, the vote tallies for both candidates briefly drop by thousands of votes. Social media posts use the clip to falsely claim election fraud. The Associated Press, which provided the data to Fox, said the clip shows a brief overestimate of votes caused by human error.
Stacey Abrams Opposed Boycotts in Atlanta, Contrary to Facebook Post
Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams opposed the state’s new election law and gun laws, but she spoke out against corporations using economic sanctions to protest the laws. Yet, a social media post falsely claims Abrams “lobbied to move” the MLB’s All-Star Game out of Atlanta last year and a music festival this year.
GOP Ads Use Outdated Federal Report to Attack Democrats on ‘Higher Taxes’
NRSC’s Misleading Attack on Warnock
Republican Talking Point Omits Key Details About Stimulus Payments to Inmates
Herschel Walker Cites Outdated Crime Figures in False Attack on Raphael Warnock
Georgia Senate Candidate Herschel Walker Spouts Inaccurate ‘Bad Air’ Theory of Climate Change
Stacey Abrams on Violent Crime, Defunding the Police
Distorted Graphic in Georgia Governor Race
When it comes to political images, seeing shouldn’t always be believing. Case in point is an image recently tweeted by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp that is misleadingly presented to make his polling advantage over Republican rival David Perdue appear larger than it actually is in a hypothetical general election matchup with Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams.
TV Ad Attacking Brian Kemp Makes Unsubstantiated Georgia Election Claim
The Georgia secretary of state’s office is investigating a conservative watchdog group’s claims of illegal “ballot harvesting” in the state during the November 2020 general election and a special election runoff in January 2021. But the pending investigation is not evidence that “widespread illegal ballot harvesting” elected Georgia’s two Democratic U.S. senators, as a conservative super PAC’s TV ad claims.