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Post-election misinformation targets Arizona, Pennsylvania

“I Voted” stickers are seen on the day of US midterm election in a polling station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 8, 2022. (Photo by Ryan Collerd / AFP) (Photo by RYAN COLLERD/AFP via Getty Images)

The video on Fox News showed a Wisconsin poll worker initialing ballots before they were given to voters. It’s normal procedure on Election Day.

On Tuesday someone posted the clip to social media and claimed instead that it showed a Philadelphia election worker doctoring ballots.

By Wednesday the bogus claim was being shared by QAnon believers and far-right figures like Michael Flynn, ex-president Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. Some noted the worker wore what looked like a common face mask.

“Masked man cheating in front of the cameras…

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