Rumors of voter suppression swirl on social media

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Steady complaints about voter intimidation and suppression have been pouring in during the 2016 U.S. election as the contentious presidential race nears its end.

Although specific voting laws vary by state, but voter intimidation is illegal under federal law.

SEE MORE: What to do if someone tries to stop you from voting

According to Election Protection, a nonpartisan voting rights coalition, voter intimidation occurs when someone tries to keep a person from voting or get them to vote a certain way by using threats or coercion.

Though many of the reports from this election reports have not been confirmed, we've kept a running list of social media posts about alleged voter suppression.

Read them here:

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Social posts about alleged voter supression
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Social posts about alleged voter supression
Trump supporters are blocking the doors and calling them racial slurs. This isn't a third party "telephone game" rumor. This is people 2/x
@acherry13 Delaware online is reporting an incident regarding a trump supporter with a gun at a polling place https://t.co/xMKcEQj5Cm
BREAKING: @DanNBC6 reports 2 election clerks fired and told to leave the property after dispute over poll watchers.… https://t.co/TQtaf7pLtb
One of @realDonaldTrump 's volunteer "observers" outside a Columbus polling place this morning https://t.co/kqL9m0nNsJ
Wow. Just got this screengrab from a friend. Jefferson Riley, the Republican mayor of Mansfield, Georgia trying to… https://t.co/q8mu8v0ytB
In Philadelphia tailing a pastor's bus that's bussing people to the polls. #VeritasIsEverywhere & we will catch you… https://t.co/oBdATCu9lf
#NEW #Vote2016 DalCo says an election judge in Garland was jumped on her way to the polls today; robbed & assaulted. @CBSDFW
Man with "FAGGOTS VOTE DEM" sign + handgun detained after moving closer to polls in Spring Tx @HoustonChron #Houvote https://t.co/jlroxheZwP
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