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Wisconsin has heavily restricted the private funding of elections, following controversy over the hundreds of millions of dollars Mark Zuckerberg poured into the 2020 election.

From The Epoch Times. Voters in Wisconsin’s April 2 primary have made up their minds on two election measures introduced and championed by Republicans in the state and former President Donald Trump.

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Wisconsinites voted in favor of a measure restricting private money from entering elections—a concern of many GOP voters and elected officials after the 2020 presidential election, which saw significant donations from tech billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in and beyond the state. Conservatives often refer to the liberal donor’s contributions as “Zuckerbucks.”

Specifically, the proposal would alter the constitution “to provide that private donations and grants may not be applied for, accepted, expended, or used in connection with the conduct of any primary, election, or referendum.”

Voters also voted in favor of a related measure limiting selection of election staff on primaries, referenda, and elections to “only election officials designated by law.”

President Trump asked his supporters to vote yes on both at his April 2 Green Bay rally, which followed events the same day in Michigan. …

The concern ahead of November’s election stems in part from the widespread use of private out-of-state money during the 2020 presidential contest, particularly money from Mr. Zuckerberg’s foundation. That organization donated more than $400 million “to supporting election infrastructure” in jurisdictions across the country that year. …

The National Conference on State Legislatures, a nonpartisan organization, notes that private funding in elections is now restricted in various ways across 27 U.S. states, largely because of concerns after the 2020 election.

Advocates of the referenda included Rep. Tom Tiffany (R-Wis.), who spoke at President Trump’s rally in Green Bay, and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), who also joined President Trump there. …

Democrats in Wisconsin have generally opposed the referenda. …

Jose Diaz, a Trump supporter from Green Bay, Wisconsin, told The Epoch Times: “Look at our national budget, how much money we are giving away to other nations. The U.S. should fund its own elections. We don’t need billionaires to do that. That’s why we pay our taxes.”

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(Excerpt from The Epoch Times. Photo Credit: Anthony Quintano from Honolulu, HI, United States – Mark Zuckerberg F8 2018 Keynote, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons)

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Susan Haywood
April 8, 2024

Totally for this.


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