Fake 'text to vote' ads circulating on social media

Posted at 8:03 AM, Nov 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-04 08:03:45-04

Just four days until election day and fake ads are circulating on Social Media claiming voters can vote by text. This is not true.

The ads which first showed up on Twitter include logos from Hillary Clinton's campaign and encourage Democrats to vote early from home by text. The fake Clinton 'text to vote' ads are in English and Spanish.

Voters should know that if you want to vote, you either must do it at a polling station or vote absentee. No state in this country allows voting to be done by text. Period.

Twitter was notified and is now beginning to suspend any users who share such fake ads. Political Analysts say this is just another attempt to suppress votes.