Have you seen the graphic below on your social media feeds? Or read similar content directly transcribed into a post / tweet?

True enough to be believable

As a keen observer (and critic) of the Electoral College, after seeing one of these posts / tweets for the first time I knew immediately it was misleading. So I did some digging of my own to see how much of this information was true.

Point 1. Sort of true.

There are not 3,141 counties in the U.S. Rather, there are 3,141 counties and county equivalent entities. …

To my Fellow Coloradans — On Tue 20 Nov 2020, an issue both interesting and important will be put to vote in our state. No, not that. Something else. Proposition 113 is a referendum to uphold or veto Colorado SB19–042 which was voted into law by the Colorado General Assembly and signed by Governor Jared Polis on 19 Mar 2019. Read more HERE for how this law was put to a referendum.

Under SB19-042, Colorado joined the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC), a mechanism whereby a state agrees to cast its Electoral College (EC) votes for the winner of…


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