A first of its kind campaign was launched yesterday, that will help voters in local body elections identify conspiracy theorists and extremists, 1news reports. Anti-misinformation group FACT Aotearoa has identified candidates with extreme views or association with antivax or anti-government movements. It had identified 170 candidates of concern and said many were trying to hide their extreme views. Low voter turnout was a critical factor in the ability for extreme candidates to gain seats of power.