Wisconsin voters will decide on accepting private grant money to fund elections after ‘Zuckerbucks’ scrutiny

Wisconsin voters will soon decide on whether private funds can be used to administer elections in the battleground state.

Swing-state voters will see two new questions on the April 2 primary ballot, which, if approved, would be added to the state’s constitution, the Associated Press reported. In addition to voters deciding whether accepting private donations is unconstitutional, the other question they will consider is whether only election officials can perform election duties. While the state already has a law detailing poll worker requirements, the amendment could enshrine it in the state constitution, which would make it more challenging to change the law.

Both amendments have been proposed by the Republican-controlled legislature, and they come in response to skepticism over a private grant donated by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to the Center for Tech and Civic
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