The US presidential debates are over and the election is close. There were many ways to watch the debate in Australia, and now you can verify both candidates’ claims from last night’s final debate with these fact-check roundups.
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If you haven’t seen the debate yet, you can watch it in its entirety here. As we’ve mentioned before, it’s a good idea to watch for yourself before checking out any particular media coverage. Once you’ve seen it, check out these fact-checks to verify (or debunk) the candidates’ claims:
- Politifact fact-checked 36 statements from both candidates.
- Politico fact-checked 23 statements from both candidates.
- FactCheck.org offered fact-checks on 33 statements and topics from both candidates.
- CNN fact-checked statements on 14 topics from both candidates.
- The New York Times fact-checked 27 statements from both candidates.
- The Washington Post fact-checked 24 statements from both candidates.
- NPR offers a full transcript of the debate, fact-checking 71 statements from both candidates throughout the text.
If you’re an American citizen in Australia, you can request your absentee ballots now. If you’re not sure how to vote (or if your state still allows you to register), Vote.org can help you navigate your state’s rules.