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Did Republicans take 10 of 13 Congressional seats in the 2018 North Carolina general election with roughly the same number of votes as Democrats?

Yes, the numbers are correct (within an error margin – probably due to different sources and time of capture). According to the 2018 House election results (I used this handy Washington Post ...
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Did millions of illegal immigrants vote in the 2016 USA election?

As with many of Trumps statements, this does not seem to be true. There are dozens of journalists from different political backgrounds rejecting the claim: Politico: Trump’s Claims About Illegal ...
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Were a large number of votes from suspiciously old Pennsylvanians received in the 2020 US presidential election?

First, the graphs In the charts posted, the blue line shows the proportion of 90's registered to vote. The orange bars show the actual number of 90's registered to vote. Although the two graphs are ...
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Was there a "dump" of votes in Michigan where 138,339 votes were added for Biden and 0 for Trump and does this indicate potential fraud?

No, it was due to a data entry mistake that was quickly corrected. The screenshots showed a change in the vote tallies as they appeared on the elections map powered by Decision Desk HQ, an election ...
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Did Trump vote by mail in the last two elections?

+1 to Philipp, but alternatively [isn't that ironic in a question about Trump?], the claim could be true if we count the 2017 NYC mayoral election: Both Mr Trump and his wife, Melania, applied for ...
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Did Republicans take 10 of 13 Congressional seats in the 2018 North Carolina general election with roughly the same number of votes as Democrats?

This is a community wiki supplement to the other answer, which makes the columns easier to read and shows vote difference for each district. 3rd party or other votes are not included. District ...
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Are there "1,071 Proven Cases of Voter Fraud"?

The sources are not contradictory. The time period being considered needs to be understood. Heritage is going back to about 1982 (except for one earlier case from 1948 as Antlersoft and Nat point ...
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Were a large number of votes from suspiciously old Pennsylvanians received in the 2020 US presidential election?

The table posted in the question, showing 11 very old voters, is taken from the public records of Pennsylvania. When ordered by date of birth, it exactly matches. The data shown is for registered mail ...
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Are 2 million non-citizen Hispanics illegally registered to vote in the United States?

The Poll The poll doesn't try to make any claim about illegal votes or illegal registration. The voter profile does contain a page which says that 13% of registered voters in the poll were non-...
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Did non-voters outnumber the supporters of each political party in the UK in 2010?

BBC 2010 election page gives a summary. The data can be found at the Electoral Commission which oversees the votes. Party Seats Gain Loss Net Votes % Conservative 307 ...
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Do people in USA have to take an unpaid vacation day to vote?

The rules vary by state. The majority of states require employers to grant paid time off for workers to vote unless there is a substantial period outside of their normal working hours that they could ...
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Are there "1,071 Proven Cases of Voter Fraud"?

The problem is the Heritage Foundation is redefining "voter fraud" when the accepted definition does not match with their narrative. To be fair, they use the correct term of "election ...
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Were 3 million votes cast by non-citizens in the 2016 US presidential election?

This will be long, so I'll include a summary at the end. Harvard's Cooperative Congressional Election Study (http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/cces/home) is made up of multiple groups of researchers who ...
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Did millions of illegal immigrants vote in the 2016 USA election?

No. Those claims were never supported by any evidence. If there was any evidence of millions of "illegal votes", presumably, against Trump, his campaign would have surely requested a recount ...
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Did more than 300 polling workers die as a result of their work during the spring 2019 Indonesian election?

This is actually a matter of statistics. Counting the ballots in the election has required more than 7 million poll workers spread across 810,000 poll stations in a very wide variety of regions -- for ...
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Does New York restrict voting more than Georgia's new law?

Does New York actually have stricter voting restrictions than Georgia? Rather than trying to come up with some objective measure of voting restrictions, I'll cover the claims, the regulations, and ...
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Did the same Mexican citizen vote illegally in the United States 5 times between 2012-2014?

I'm not skeptical that she voted illegally, but I'm skeptical about the five times in just a 3 year period. Is this "five times between 2012 and 2014" aspect of the story true? No. That's apparently ...
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Did Trump vote by mail in the last two elections?

There are a lot of elections in the United States and the claim doesn't say which elections it refers to exactly, but the claim is wrong for the 2016 presidential election. This video published by ...
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Is voting by mail subject to substantial fraud in the US?

The root issue at play is the drive by several states to begin "All-Mail Voting". Instead of visiting polling places to vote, registered voters would be mailed ballots to be sent back. From the ...
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Was post-DNC polling concealed?

Trivially false: FiveThirtyEight lists four general-election polls by three groups that were released on the 22nd or 23rd. That said, it's uncommon for poll results to be released on a weekend. In ...
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Did Georgia absentee voting expire before the election was over?

I believe the claim is this one from the Georgia Star News. Before we get into the details, let's cover the whopper. Claim: The emergency order allowing absentee voting in Georgia expired five days ...
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Does gerrymandering have a significant effect on the number of congressional seats won by Republicans?

Background This bears some confusion. Gerrymandering is a real thing, but it is not the primary problem with (from the other answer) Regardless of which side is doing it, a portion of the ...
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Does United States have no technology to allow Internet voting in a secure way?

Evidence: Experts warn against the usage of internet voting in USA unless the vote data is transmitted in a safe, secure and verifiable process over the internet. In 2008, 32 respected computer ...
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Does preferential voting disadvantage minor parties and independents?

I believe this question is based on a misunderstanding of the poorly-expressed claim (which seems to be plagiarised on many sites). Compared with the distortions caused by First Past the Post voting, ...
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Did Kentucky cut polling locations by 95% due to lack of volunteers?

No, Kentucky did not cut polling locations by 95% due to lack of volunteers. The State cut polling stations as a precaution against the covid-19 pandemic. The Lexington Herald Leader says This is the ...
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Did a "Drop and Roll" phenomena expose that the 2020 election was stolen?

It's hard to see much if any detail in those blurry spreadsheets, but 538 has some update graphs that contradict such a constant difference, more so in battleground states. In particular for Georgia ...
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Did Republicans take 10 of 13 Congressional seats in the 2018 North Carolina general election with roughly the same number of votes as Democrats?

According to the North Carolina State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement, the results of the 2018 election are as follows. (Parties are ordered by number of votes): District 1  &...
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In Kentucky, did one man beat up another man after they both bought the same woman's vote?

Maybe. Official FBI Press Release of the convictions in 2010, there were eight defendants in total. From the Lexington Herald Leader: In one of those cases, vote-buyer Bobby Red Sams testified ...
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Is it illegal to give water to voters in line in Delaware?

The Washington Post has an article that debunks this. I wish I could provide more but the rest is behind a paywall but the title of the article should provide enough info. https://www.washingtonpost....
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Does gerrymandering have a significant effect on the number of congressional seats won by Republicans?

Both parties are guilty of gerrymandering. Most notably, Maryland has been gerrymandered to benefit the Democrats and North Carolina for the Republicans - widely considered the 2 worst gerrymandered ...
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