Trump’s Election Fraud Claims: A Collection

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In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's 2020 election loss, he repeatedly lied about the integrity of the vote.

  • Published 20 January 2021
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U.S. President Donald Trump spread countless falsehoods during his four years in the Oval Office, but perhaps none so damaging, or deadly, as those he pushed in the aftermath of his election loss. For nearly two months, Trump falsely claimed that there was widespread voter fraud and that the 2020 election had been stolen from him. These lies, in part, spurred a pro-Trump mob to attack the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Here are some memorable Trump claims we fact-checked:

Why Trump’s Election Fraud Claims Aren’t Showing Up in His Lawsuits There seems to be a real disconnect between the claims of widespread fraud, a stolen...
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Debunking Trump Tweets: Fraudulent ‘Vote Dumps’ Gave Biden the Election Do not attribute to conspiracy what can easily be explained by demographics.
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Debunking Trump Tweets: Popular Vote Totals Indicative of ‘Rigged Election’? Understanding the U.S. presidential election process is key to explaining its results.
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Debunking Trump Tweets: No Big Win in Georgia for #TeamKraken A claim that Trump's legal supporters won "a major injunction" in trying to overturn election...
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Debunking Trump Tweets: 20,000 Dead Voters in Pennsylvania There is currently no proof provided that any deceased Pennsylvanian has voted in the 2020...
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Debunking Trump Tweets: Biden’s 143K Vote ‘Dump’ in Wisconsin Voting spikes did occur in Wisconsin and other states as ballots were being counted, but...
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  • False
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President Donald Trump gestures at a campaign rally in support of U.S. Senate candidates Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., and David Perdue in Dalton, Ga., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Trump Pressured Georgia to ‘Find the Fraud’ in Earlier Call It is one of at least three phone calls, held over the course of a...
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