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AP Fact Check: Trump misleads on mail ballots, virus vaccine

AP, Aug. 8, 2020

August 8, 2020

AP Fact Check: Trump misleads on mail ballots, virus vaccine

“Trump is simply wrong about mail-in balloting raising a ‘tremendous’ potential for fraud,” Richard L. Hasen, an elections expert at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, wrote recently. “While certain pockets of the country have seen their share of absentee-ballot scandals, problems are extremely rare in the five states that rely primarily on vote-by-mail, including the heavily Republican state of Utah.”