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In the run up to the US election, many are questioning the integrity of the election. How accurate are claims that the US election is rigged?

Claims that the US election is rigged are very accurate Show more Show less

Claims that the US election is rigged are very accurate. Electoral fraud, voter suppression, and media bias are just some of the ways certain groups are targeting the US election to rig its outcome.
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The Democratic party can only win by cheating on the ballots

Claims that the US election is rigged are very accurate. The Democratic party under Biden's administration are rigging the election to achieve victory that will be illegitimate.
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The Democratic administration are attempting to use fears surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and the courts to push through changes to election law that they have been unable to achieve through state legislatures. A Biden victory based on late-arriving postal ballots should not be accepted by the American public, and it is illegitimate.

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The US election administration is highly decentralised. Each individual state is responsible for setting its own election rules and local officials administering them. In the majority of US states, observers also keep tabs on poll workers. There are huge variations in voter ID requirements and voting machines across the US. Therefore widespread election rigging would be very difficult to coordinate.

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