Updated: Apr 15, 2021
The contracts Racine and 4 other cities signed with Zuckerberg/Facebook funded Center of Tech and Civil Life (CTCL) include multiple requirements the cities must follow, and clawback provisions if they don’t. The conditions, election law experts claim, violate the constitution because they led to outside groups taking over the election responsibilities of city clerks.
Racine received $942,000, more than double its election budget for 2020. Read the full contract at https://issuu.com/communicatornews/docs/ctcl_contracts Read more By M.D. Kittle at https://wisconsinspotlight.com/conditional-election-grants/