At the eleventh hour of the campaign, dirty tricks — such as “confusing e-mails, disturbing phone calls and insinuating fliers left on doorsteps during the night” — are on the rise, writes MSNBC.

“Over the weekend in Virginia, bogus fliers with an authentic-looking commonwealth seal said fears of high voter turnout had prompted election officials to hold two elections — one on Tuesday for Republicans and another on Wednesday for Democrats.

“In New Mexico, two Hispanic women filed a lawsuit last week claiming they were harassed by a private investigator working for a Republican lawyer who came to their homes and threatened to call immigration authorities, even though they are U.S. citizens.”

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Peter Fray

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