This story is part of , CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November.
Mail-in voting this fall won’t lead to “massive electoral fraud and a rigged 2020 Election,” as President Donald Trump has falsely and repeatedly claimed. And the president’s projection that the US will “never have a Republican elected in this country again” if states make it easier to vote is political posturing.
Trump is the main driver behind a “disinformation campaign” about US voting and voters in the 2020 election, an Oct. 1 study from Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center found, after analyzing more than 55,000 online media stories, 5 million tweets and 75,000 posts to public Facebook pages that spurred millions of interactions. “This highly effective disinformation campaign, with potentially profound effects for both participation in and the legitimacy of the 2020 election, was