Voter Fraud Rumors

As the world waited for the final 2020 U.S. election results, claims of voter fraud in Michigan, Wisconsin, and other states flooded the Snopes inbox.

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Leaders of GM, Ford Among Objectors to Voting Restrictions
  • 13 April 2021
The businesses issued a joint statement saying they are united for principles such as equitable...
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Does Colorado Require Photo ID To Vote In Person?
  • 6 April 2021
The vast majority of people in Colorado, we should note, vote by mail.
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Former Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks against new proposed voting restrictions at the Texas Capitol on Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Acacia Coronado)
New GOP-Led Voting Restrictions Move Forward in Texas
  • 1 April 2021
The bill is one of two major voting packages in Texas that mirrors a nationwide...
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FILE- In this Sept. 16, 2019, file photo, a Dominion Voting Systems voting machine is seen in Atlanta. Dominion Voting Systems is filing a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News, arguing the cable news giant falsely claimed  in an effort to boost faltering ratings that the voting company rigged the 2020 election, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by The Associated Press (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
Dominion Voting Sues Fox for $1.6B over 2020 Voter Fraud Claims
  • 26 March 2021
Dominion argues that Fox News, which amplified inaccurate assertions that Dominion altered votes, “sold a...
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Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga, speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on "Legislative Proposals to Put the Postal Service on Sustainable Financial Footing" on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Washington. United States Postal Service Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is left. (Jim Watson/Pool via AP)
Trump Endorses Challenger Against Georgia Elections Chief
  • 22 March 2021
Current Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger certified Joe Biden's narrow win in the state.
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Correction: Trump-Georgia Story
  • 17 March 2021
The Associated Press issued a correction to its story about a Jan. 2021 phone call...
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Did Tampa Bay Buccaneers Refuse Invitation to ‘Stolen’ White House?
  • 10 February 2021
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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, right, walks to his office in the Capitol Building Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Georgia Election Officials Investigate Trump Call
  • 8 February 2021
Georgia's secretary of state's office has opened an investigation into a phone call between Donald...
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Did Myanmar Use Dominion or Smartmatic Election Software?
  • 2 February 2021
Baseless conspiracy theories from the 2020 U.S. presidential election found a new home after Myanmar...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2020, file photo, My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington. Twitter has permanently banned Lindell’s Twitter account after he continually perpetuated the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell
  • 26 January 2021
Twitter cited “repeated violations” of its civic integrity policy in it's decision, a spokesperson said...
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Rudy Giuliani walks to a senate hearing at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Thursday, December 3, 2020. The Georgia Senate Committee on Judiciary has formed a special subcommittee to take testimony of elections improprieties and evaluate the election process. (Rebecca Wright/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Dominion Voting Systems Sues Giuliani over Election Claims
  • 25 January 2021
The voting machine company faced such a mountain of threats and criticism that one of...
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On Fact-Checking the Trump Presidency
  • 19 January 2021
There were some memorable moments, memes, and misinformation during the Trump era.
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