Iowa No. 1 for Election Day Robocalls


IOWA - Iowa tops all other states in one category - the number of robocalls received on election day.

The Globe-Gazette reports 610,000 robocalls were made into the state, which translates to about one for every five people.

Most of the calls were from candidates and political parties.

One scam robocall advised people to "stay home, stay safe" on election day.

The Globe-Gazette spoke with the Transaction Network Services, which analyzes more than 1 billion robocalls a day.