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Republican lawmaker says commission is misappropriating tax dollars
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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