The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/05/2020 – Election Conspiracies Edition

Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact check for accuracy before publishing. (D. Van Zandt)

Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other

Claim via Social Media: A poll worker in Erie County, Pa., threw out over 100 ballots for Donald Trump.

PolitiFact rating: False

No, ballots for Trump weren’t thrown out by a poll worker from Pennsylvania’s Erie County

Claim via Social Media: the photo shows supporters of President Donald Trump blocking access to a polling site at Clifton City Hall in New Jersey

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Supporters Block A Polling Site At Clifton City Hall In New Jersey?

Claim via Social Media: Bricks are being “randomly placed all over Detroit.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Police say bricks in Detroit are for construction projects

Claim by Viral image: voters in the New York City borough of Queens received ballots “pre-filled out” for Democratic candidates

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Queens Residents Receive ‘Pre-Filled Out’ Ballots?

Claim by “Antifa flyer” is proof that left-wing activists are “gearing up for false flag violence disguised as Trump-supporters.” rating: False

Antifa ‘False Flag’ Flyer Is an Old Hoax

American Thinker Rating

Claim by Viral Post: voters are receiving letters from the Pennsylvania Department of Health saying that they must “remain quarantined and not vote in person” on Election Day

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Do Pennsylvania Quarantine Letters Tell People They Can’t Vote On Election Day?

Claim via Social Media: “Wisconsin has more votes than people who are registered to vote. … This is direct evidence of fraud.”

Politifact rating: Pants on Fire

No, Wisconsin doesn’t have more ballots cast than registered voters

Claim by Social media posts: “BLM/Antifa/Democrat THUGS blocking polls & intimidating voters in North Carolina.” rating: False

Posts Misinterpret Video of North Carolina Voter Rally

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