The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 11/08/2020 – Election Conspiracies Edition


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

Claim by Project Veritas: Postal workers in Michigan backdated ballots so that they could be counted. rating: False

Claim of Michigan Postal Fraud Is Moot

Project Veritas Rating

Claim by Viral image: Virginia election workers “took the uncounted ballots home with them” on Election Night.

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Did Virginia Election Workers Take Ballots Home On Election Night?

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “They refuse to include any requirement to verify signatures, identities, or even determine whether they’re eligible or ineligible to vote.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Fact-checking Trump’s election fraud falsehoods in White House remarks

Claim by Viral Image: Michigan “magically found” over 130,000 votes cast for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden early Wednesday morning

Check Your Fact rating: False

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims Michigan ‘Magically Found’ Over 130,000 Votes Cast For Joe Biden

Claim by Ted Cruz (R): Philadelphia is “clouding the vote counting in a shroud of darkness.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Ted Cruz falsely claims Philadelphia is counting votes in ‘shroud of darkness’

Claim via Social Media: Delaware County, PA. Is it legal to fill out and stamp blank ballets?? Didn’t think so…

USA Today rating: False

Fact check: Viral video shows Pennsylvania poll workers fixing damaged ballots

Claim by Kevin McCarthy (R): In Iowa, “they have allowed a little over 300 people to re-vote.”

PolitiFact rating: Pants on Fire

Claim about people ‘re-voting’ in Iowa 2020 election is wrong

Claim by Donald Trump (R): “We were ahead in the vote in North Carolina by a lot, a tremendous number of votes, and we’re still ahead by a lot, but not as many, because they’re finding ballots all of a sudden.”

PolitiFact rating: False

Fact-checking Trump’s election fraud falsehoods in White House remarks

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I get it, there is a lot the right is claiming that is not true… but you have zero false claims by anyone on the left?

Robert DeClue

Here is a claim from intelligence operative Gordon Duff that hasn’t made it to the left yet. DeJoy has diverted 5,000,000 mail in ballots from democrat strongholds to an undisclosed warehouse instead of delivering them. That would account almost totally for the discrepancy between all the polling and the results.