How Can You Tell if an Election Text Message Is a Scam?

If you haven’t gotten a text message imploring you to vote this Tuesday, you’re about as rare a creature as the Central Park mandarin duck. This year, campaigns have been going all-in on texting to drive voter turnout. Some appear to come from volunteers, others are clearly sent by automated text-messaging systems, and some even pretend to be from the candidates themselves. And just like every other form of digital political communication these days, some of the texts people have been receiving around the country are peddling flat-out false, and potentially disenfranchising information.

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