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Disinformation fears came true for election officials. What does that mean for future elections?

USA Today, Nov. 24, 2020

November 24, 2020

Disinformation fears came true for election officials. What does that mean for future elections?

“This is further convincing [Trump’s] supporters that the election was somehow stolen or rigged despite all the available evidence to the contrary,” said Richard L. Hasen, a professor of law and political science at the University of California, Irvine. This political effort, he said, may lead some voters to never accept Biden’s presidency and will further undermine confidence in the democratic process.