Online Conspiracy Theories Flourish after Iowa Caucus Fiasco

The Iowa Caucus could not have gone better for online troublemakers who have spent years propagating false or misleading conspiracy theories on the internet that the U.S. election is rigged or vulnerable to tampering.

  • Published 4 February 2020

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

CHICAGO (AP) — Monday night could not have gone better for online troublemakers who have spent years propagating false or misleading conspiracy theories on the internet that the U.S. election is rigged or vulnerable to tampering. The delayed election results from the Iowa caucuses revealed some Democratic candidates’ supporters are so distrustful of the outcome that they peppered the internet with unproven claims that accused the Democratic Party of corruption by attempting to tilt the… Read at AP News