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Despite 2020 successes, election officials' disinformation fight continues

by • 7 days ago

Last year's election may have been the "best administered," but officials are still seeking to stem the flood of disinformation that caused so much unrest.

Alleged anti-vote-by-mail robocall scammers charged again in Ohio

by • 4 months ago

Right-wing scammers Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl were previously charged in Michigan for allegedly placing a robocall discouraging minority voters from casting mail-in ballots.

North Carolina AG calls Trump leading source of election misinformation

by • 4 months ago

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein called the president's recent suggestion that his supporters vote twice a key example of misleading voters.

Combatting election disinformation is 'whack-a-mole,' says New Mexico official

by • 4 months ago

"The misinformation and disinformation out there is ramping up to a crazy level," New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver said during an online conference.

Right-wing scammers indicted over robocall spreading disinformation about voting by mail

by • 5 months ago

Two bumbling GOP scammers face charges over a robocall that discouraged people in Detroit and other cities from voting.

Election misinformation abounds, but states are pushing back

by • 5 months ago

Spammy text messages, careless mailing campaigns and confusion surrounding vote-by-mail are just a few of the things secretaries of state are trying to educate the public about before Nov. 3.

Michigan catches robocall spreading disinformation about voting by mail

by • 6 months ago

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said she and the Michigan attorney general are investigating the call, which appears to be the work of two bumbling right-wing scam artists.

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