May 26, 2022 | VICE News

Australians dissatisfied with election outcome turn to baseless voter fraud theories

ISD OSINT analyst Elise Thomas spoke with VICE News about the general conspiracist sentiment setting over Australia since the general elections in May. Drawing on her analysis after the election, Elise pointed at polls posted by anti-lockdown groups on Telegram questioning if the election was rigged, to which a surprising 83% agreed. It appears in the 36 hours following the election, there were “general but unspecific allegations” of fraud as conspiracists hunt for evidence to justify why their candidates didn’t win.