Secretary of State Says Erroneous Texts Came From a Campaign, Weren’t Malicious

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The Iowa Secretary of State’s Office says texts sent to Iowa voters early Tuesday that directed them to incorrect polling places were sent by a campaign and weren’t malicious.

Paul Pate’s office reported early Tuesday that they’d received calls from four counties complaining about the texts.  Pate said on Twitter that the texts came from a campaign and were created in error.