Tag: Private Funding of elections

Show Me the Zuckerbucks: How Outside Money Infiltrated Missouri’s 2020 Election

Commentary In 2020, government election offices across Missouri received millions of dollars from a billionaire who resides far from the rolling hills of Mark Twain National Forest, the iconic St. Louis Arch, and the bustling suburbs of Kansas City. Mark Zuckerberg, the California Facebook billionaire, funneled millions into our state with grant dollars disproportionately favoring…


Private Money Seeks to Fund South Carolina Elections Via Non-Profits: Study

 Non-profit organizations gave hundreds of millions of dollars to subsidize the conducting of state and local elections across America in 2020, but their efforts were not confined to hotly contested swing states, a new study has found. According to a report about private funding of public elections in South Carolina, released Feb. 17 by the Public…