Thursday, October 01, 2020
How Trump's false claims of voter fraud have helped disenfranchise voters; report covers election security issues
A New York Times package details how President Trump has persistently spread false or misleading claims about voter fraud to lay the groundwork for disputing the election should he lose. He has also used his authority and influence over the federal government to prop up flimsy claims of voter fraud and disenfranchise people likely to vote for Democrats, Jim Rutenberg reports.
Meanwhile, a special report from StateScoop and EdScoop provides a broad look at current election-security issues, from cybersecurity to misinformation.