The Facts on 10 common election misconceptions

Source: National Conference of State Legislatures, The Canvass – an Elections Newsletter for Legislatures, October 2015

It’s October and that means crisp fall air, pumpkins everywhere and all manner of spooky and macabre decorations are dotting offices and front porches for Halloween. In keeping with the season, it’s a good time to look at the myths, urban legends, and scary stories that people think of when it comes to elections. Below are a few of the misconceptions about elections that have come up over the years.