Trump allies use Twitter to sow confusion about voting on the eve of the Iowa caucuses

The claims of electoral fraud were false, proved untrue by public data and the state’s top election official. That
didn’t stop them from going viral, as right-wing activists took to
Twitter over the weekend to spread specious allegations of malfeasance
on the eve of Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses. The
episode showcased the perils of conducting elections in the age of
social media, where volume is more important than veracity.

Publisher: Washington Post | Author: Issac Standley-Becker

TAGS
conservatives, republicans, and voter fraud
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-02-04 (Modified: 2020-02-03)

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