Disinfo: US election was manipulated

Summary

The US presidential election was manipulated and that is why Donald Trump lost. Joe Biden won because of the falsification. The observers were not allowed to watch the count and votes were counted by a radical-left company Dominion with a bad reputation. The errors in the voting machines (which were reported by several constituencies) are in fact evidence of the Democrats’ efforts to steal Trump’s votes.

Disproof

Recurring disinformation claims about the manipulations in the US elections.

Joe Biden did not win the election because of falsification. Allegations of massive vote fraud have been rejected. Biden won in several key states which gave him 306 electoral votes. It is necessary to receive at least 270 electoral votes to win.

The observers are allowed in most states, but they must register prior to election day. The truth is that there were people from both the Democratic and the Republican party permitted to watch the count.

Dominion Voting Systems is a non-partisan American company. It is not owned by top Democratic officials. However, it has donated some money to both Republicans and Democrats for lobbying or philanthropic purposes, which is (according to BBC) not uncommon.

The claims that the errors in voting machines somehow showed a wider election conspiracy have also been debunked. For example, the allegation that in states which use the Dominion Voting System, there were hundreds of thousands of ballots switched from Donald Trump to Joe Biden. This was later magnified to 2.7 million votes across the US. This was proved to be untrue. Dominion Voting systems also “categorically” denied the claims.

The coalition of election security officials (which includes the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the National Association of State Election Directors) concluded the election was “the most secure in American history.” They further stated that: “There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.”

See similar debunked cases how The possibility of mail-in voting fraud in the US is enormous because the postal service union supports Biden or how The United States is a failed state and is unable to control its own electoral process.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 222
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/11/2020
  • Language/target audience: Czech
  • Country: US
  • Keywords: US Presidential Election 2020, Democratic Party (US), Donald Trump, Joe Biden

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