Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Pate: Turn to SoS, auditor for trusted election info

In today’s digital age, we find ourselves engulfed in what seems like an endless sea of information. Our social media feeds overflow with memes, news articles, and posts from friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances. Streaming platforms bombard us with a new TV show every week, and even our text messages overflow with ads, links, and requests for donations. Among the deluge of information, we also contend with a rise in mis-, dis-, and mal-information, often from bad actors trying to sow doubt in America’s democracy.

It’s easy to get lost in the noise, but I encourage Iowans to take pause...