Latest Mostly False Fact-checks in California William Barclay stated on December 1, 2022 in a radio interview: California has twice the population of New York, but spends $260 billion, while New York spends $220 billion. Viral image stated on November 15, 2022 in an Instagram post: Photo shows “ballots not counted in California and this is only one polling location. Yet Gavin Newsom was declared governor minutes after polling stations closed.” Instagram posts stated on October 31, 2022 in a post: California’s Proposition 1 includes “a right to abortion up-to-birth.” California Together, No On Proposition 1 stated on August 16, 2022 in comments on its website: “With Proposition 1, the number of abortion seekers from other states will soar even higher, costing taxpayers millions more.” Facebook posts stated on October 10, 2021 in a Facebook post: Social media posts suggest a CDC graph shows the COVID-19 vaccine is harmful to children and that California’s school vaccine mandate is dangerous. Facebook posts stated on October 13, 2021 in a Facebook post: California’s shipping backlog is, in part, caused by a “California Truck Ban which says all trucks must be 2011 or newer and a law called AB 5 which prohibits Owner Operators.” Heartland Institute stated on October 11, 2021 in an article from the Heartland Institute: “U.S. acres burned each year are much fewer now — even in our worst years — than was the case in the early 20th century.” Facebook posts stated on October 1, 2021 in a Facebook post: “There are now 56 cargo freighters anchored off the coast of California from Oakland to Long Beach in what can only be considered a manufactured supply-chain halt.” Facebook posts stated on September 4, 2021 in a Facebook post: “Stunning report: nearly 15 million mail-in ballots were not counted in the 2020 election.” Larry Elder stated on August 19, 2021 in a tweet: “California voters to be able to download ballots at home for recall election, sparking security concerns.” Facebook posts stated on February 11, 2021 in a Facebook post: Says in February Facebook post that "Britney won." Facebook posts stated on May 27, 2021 in a Facebook post: “San Francisco Allowing Children to ‘Consent’ to Covid Vaccine Without Parents Approval.” Facebook posts stated on April 25, 2021 in a Facebook post: Caitlyn Jenner “literally killed someone 6 years ago in the streets and was released by a District Attorney.” Facebook posts stated on April 20, 2021 in a Facebook post: Maxine Waters could be “sentenced” for “jury tampering.” Facebook posts stated on January 31, 2021 in a Facebook post: Says Nancy Pelosi bought $1.25 million in Tesla stock the day before Joe Biden signed an order “for all federal vehicles” to be electric. Facebook posts stated on November 18, 2018 in a Facebook post: Says Maxine Waters said Trump supporters are “not welcome here” and “we must welcome everyone who crosses our borders.” Donald Trump stated on October 20, 2020 in a rally in Erie, Pa.: “Phony” ballots “were printed without my name on it.” Congressional Leadership Fund stated on September 9, 2020 in an ad: "When California faced a budget crisis," Christy Smith "voted to lay off teachers and then voted to increase her pay." Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee stated on September 8, 2020 in an ad: Says that to help people in need during the coronavirus pandemic, Mike Garcia said: "Everyone should have to figure out how to fend for themselves." Nancy Mace stated on August 11, 2020 in a tweet: Says Kamala Harris “advocated for restoring voting rights for the Boston bomber.” Kamala Harris stated on August 9, 2020 in an Instagram post: Says Donald Trump “just promised that if he wins reelection, he’ll gut Social Security and Medicare.” Linda Sánchez stated on July 29, 2020 in a press conference: “The average cost of child care in this country is more than what it costs to send a child to college for one year.” Facebook posts stated on July 23, 2020 in a Facebook post: “California has six extra” congressional representatives “because illegals are counted” in the census. Facebook posts stated on June 11, 2020 in a social media post: “The CDC just confirmed a 0.2% death-rate for COVID19.” Facebook posts stated on April 28, 2020 in a Facebook post: “So 2 doctors from Bakersfield discover that coronavirus mortality rate is 0.03%. 13x less deadly than what was previously thought! Their analysis has since been banned from YouTube.” Tom McClintock stated on April 29, 2020 in an interview on CapRadio's Insight program.: “The flu killed 80,000 Americans last year according to the CDC.” DeAnna Lorraine stated on April 12, 2020 in a tweet that was retweeted by President Donald Trump: Says of COVID-19 that Dr. Anthony Fauci "was telling people on February 29th that there was nothing to worry about and it posed no threat to the US public at large." Kamala Harris stated on May 22, 2019 in an interview on CBS's "Late Show with Stephen Colbert": "In America today, women on average are paid 80 cents on the dollar of what men are paid for the same work." Kamala Harris stated on February 11, 2019 in a tweet: "The average tax refund is down about $170 compared to last year. Let’s call the President’s tax cut what it is: a middle-class tax hike to line the pockets of already wealthy corporations and the 1%." Kamala Harris stated on January 27, 2019 in a campaign launch event: "The cost of living is going up, but paychecks aren't keeping up."