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Mythbusting Squad Training

Organizer: RepresentUs

Misinformation about election fraud is rampant on social media, especially on Twitter. These baseless stories are sowing doubts in the validity of our election and undermining our democracy. Our Mythbusting team is designed to activate volunteers like you by providing the resources and tools you need to find misinformation on social media at its source, and debunk that misinformation directly.

We will train you on our Twitter search tool Tweetdeck and get you started debunking false and misleading claims about the election at the source.

Location: Webinar

Mythbusting Squad Training

Organizer: RepresentUs

Misinformation about election fraud is rampant on social media, especially on Twitter. These baseless stories are sowing doubts in the validity of our election and undermining our democracy. Our Mythbusting team is designed to activate volunteers like you by providing the resources and tools you need to find misinformation on social media at its source, and debunk that misinformation directly.

We will train you on our Twitter search tool Tweetdeck and get you started debunking false and misleading claims about the election at the source.

Location: Webinar

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Stop the presses, says appeals court, even if that means longer Georgia voting lines

The three steps to ensure a well-run runoff in Georgia

Hold the champagne: The 2020 Election Season isn't over just yet. Neither of Georgia's Senate races resulted in a victor on Election Day, sending both contests to January runoffs that will likely determine control of the U.S. Senate. And while many folks are understandably focused on the political repercussions of these races, I'm pulling for a different candidate: democracy.

While Georgia will likely conduct a risk-limiting audit and recount of the presidential election later this month, the state appears to have done a good job administering the 2020 presidential election. As a former election administrator and expert on the integrity of elections, my assessment is there is no reason to question the integrity of the election outcome. If any concrete evidence suggesting that wrongful disenfranchisement has or will affect the accuracy of the outcome, that assessment could change. Right now, there isn't.

Regardless, these are three steps Georgia officials could take now to ensure the integrity of the state's runoff elections in January:

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Closing arguments from the Voter Protection Corps

In the final days of any election campaign, candidates make closing arguments. After months on the trail, they summarize their case about why they deserve to be elected.

At Election Dissection, we're asking our election experts to consider a similar exercise heading into the last few days of the 2020 campaign. We want their final, bottom-line thoughts on the contentious fights to expand ballot access, to improve elections and to protect voting rights in 2020. We're asking them to sum up their work, and what they say to non-experts, like their friends and family, how they feel about the U.S. election as it winds down.

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