Fact check: Viral photo shows fake logo and slogan for Dominion Voting Systems
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The claim: Dominion's logo is a red ballot going into a red box and blue ballot coming out; slogan is 'changing how people vote'
Dominion Voting Systems, which maintains voting systems in 28 states, became the center of false claims alleging voter fraud following Joe Biden’s projected victory in the 2020 presidential election,
The latest claim surrounding Dominion Voting Systems purports to show the company’s alleged logo as a red ballot going into a red box and a blue ballot coming out along with the slogan “changing how people vote.”
“That pretty much says it all about our voting machines in Georgia,” wrote one user on Nov. 21. "Wonder how much money our elected officials that purchased this voting system got as kickbacks? 30 pieces of silver?”
Other users shared a similar version of the photo, with a list above the claimed logo. It reads: "'Dominion,' a word that is the opposite of freedom and democracy. ‘Changing the way people vote’ Literally changing votes. The actual logo is a ‘red’ vote going in, and coming out is a ‘blue vote,’ They put it right in our faces."
None of those versions accurately represent the company's logo or slogan.
USA TODAY reached out to the Facebook users for comment.
Fact check:website and on LinkedIn, does show a red ballot going into a red ballot box, however, there is no blue ballot coming out, as claimed.
Another image on Dominion's product page shows that its slogan is "Accurate. Reliable. Transparent."
Archived versions of Dominion Voting Systems' website from November 2016 and January 2017 show that the logo and slogan have remained the same over the years.
Kay Stimson, vice president of government affairs for Dominion Voting Systems, told Check Your Fact that the posts are a doctored image of the company logo and that the purported slogan has never been used by the company.
Fact check:statement. "Vote deletion/switching assertions are completely false."
Claims that Dominion Voting Systems closed down and its executives are "on the run" in the aftermath of the election have also beenDominionvoting.com, accessed Nov. 30
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