Article: Georgia election: Trump voter fraud claims and others fact-checked

Article, Election Fraud

Georgia election: Trump voter fraud claims and others fact-checked

US President Donald Trump and others have made new unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud following the rerun of two crucial Senate races in the state of Georgia.

With the Democrats looking likely to win both seats and with them control of the US Senate, we’ve debunked some of the theories that have been widely shared on social media.

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Article: SCOTUS punts on Trump bid to exclude undocumented immigrants from key Census count

Election Reform

SCOTUS punts on Trump bid to exclude undocumented immigrants from key Census count

The United States Supreme Court on Friday, by a vote of 6-3, said an effort to block President Donald Trump from excluding undocumented immigrants from a key Census count was “premature,” effectively allowing the administration to move forward with its plans even as the justices left the door open to future challenges.

By subtracting millions of immigrants from the Census total, Trump hopes to shape the apportionment of congressional seats, the allocation of billions in federal funds and the contours of the nation’s electoral map for at least the next decade. If he succeeds, it would be the first time in 230 years that the process would exclude large swaths of people inside the U.S.

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