Thursday, May 28th, 2015

All statements involving Lincoln Chafee

Mostly False

Percentage points vs percentage

True

Strong legislature, weak governor

Lincoln Chafee
Lincoln Chafee

Rhode Island's legislature is "the strongest in the country."

— PolitiFact Rhode Island

Half-True

Numbers went up. Why is less clear.

Mostly True

And he wants it too

Lincoln Chafee
Lincoln Chafee

Forty-six states have a line-item veto for the governor.

— PolitiFact Rhode Island

Mostly False

Latest figures show otherwise

Lincoln Chafee
Lincoln Chafee

Farming is "one of the fastest growing areas of our economy."

— PolitiFact Rhode Island

False

Thirteen states have some sort of E-Verify mandate

Lincoln Chafee
Lincoln Chafee

"Rhode Island is one of only six states" to use E-Verify.

— PolitiFact Rhode Island

Half-True

It was 24.2 percent, but over 6 years

Mostly False

Defies logic, history AND math

False

We saw it with our own eyes!

False

Whoa! That's 9 times too high