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Millions in federal stimulus aid to be used for absentee ballot request mailing

Republican lawmaker says commission is misappropriating tax dollars


June 05, 2020 by Richard Moore


The state will spend more than $2 million in federal stimulus dollars this year to send absentee ballot applications to approximately 2.7 million voters, after a unanimous vote last week of the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC).

The commission vote was 6-0. The panel has three Democratic members and three Republican members.

The informational mailing won’t include an actual absentee ballot but a request for one. Voters who fill out the applications in timely fashion and send...

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