The 2020 Election Collection: Fact-Checking the Presidential Race

Claims, hoaxes, and misinformation abound. Snopes investigates the claims of the 2020 U.S. Election.

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  • Published 25 September 2020
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U.S. Election Day is Nov. 3, 2020. Check your state’s vote-by-mail options. Browse our coverage of candidates and the issues. And just keep fact-checking.

The 2020 U.S. presidential election is shaping up to be like no other in living memory — and misinformation is everywhere, including around the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. As the internet’s premiere fact-checking organization, we’re dedicated to checking the claims readers send our way. And while this election is different, our mission remains the same.

That’s why we’ve collected all of our fact checks related to the election in one place for easy browsing, by candidate and category. We’ll continue to add to these pages through the election.

And if you see misinformation, send it to Snopes. Submit a tip!

The 2020 Election Collections: Claims About Donald Trump

A collection of misinformation and rumors around the 45th president of the United States.

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The 2020 Election Collection: Claims About Joe Biden

With more than 30 years in politics, the Democratic presidential nominee has been the subject of numerous hoaxes and rumors.

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The 2020 Election Collection: Claims About Kamala Harris

The Democratic vice presidential candidate has been a focus of rumors and claims since before her presidential bid.

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The 2020 Election Collection: Claims About Mike Pence

The former governor of Indiana has been the subject of many rumors about his record.

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The 2020 Election Collection: Mail-in Voting

The U.S. has seen a massive surge of disinformation about mail-in voting. Snopes is here to check the claims.

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The Coronavirus Collection: Fact-Checking COVID-19

As the potentially deadly virus spread from Wuhan, China, to the rest of the world, misinformation tagged along.

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Could the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Be Postponed?

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night — nor a pandemic — has much chance of delaying a presidential election.

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If the US General Election Is Delayed, Does Pelosi Become President?

The premise of this question is inherently flawed.

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No, Ilhan Omar Didn’t Call for Dismantling the US Economy and Political System

The Minnesota congresswoman is one of the first Muslim women to serve in Congress and is the frequent target of smears.

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