Americans are overloaded with propaganda during election time, and many wish to set the record straight.
But how does a voter go about fact checking political claims?
"There is a lot of innuendo, mistruths, lies and false facts that's distributed by both sides and both candidates."
"Sites like Politifact and Factcheck.org are designed to verify political claims and hold politicians accountable, but some say even these fact checking sites can be biased."
"I don't know if there's such an animal as an 'unbiased opinion.' Everyone has their own ideas about where a candidate stands."
Local political experts, like Gormley and Griggs, both say to go straight to the source for accurate information.
"The safest thing to do is to go directly to the candidate's website itself."
"Or you could go to the state Democratic Party or the state Republican Party headquarters."
But whether you're an elephant or a donkey on Election Day, you should
"Listen to both sides and then form your own opinions about the facts."
"Listen to both sides."
And then rest assured that you're educated enough to make a good choice.
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