ATLANTA, GA – Things are not looking so peachy in Georgia. Three counties received $15.8 million in “safe elections” grants from the Mark Zuckerberg-funded Center for Technology and Civic Life (CTCL).
Those same counties also accounted for 168,703 of Biden’s 221,751 vote margin gain, or 76 percent.
So the #Zuckerberg puts a 100 million dollars into "to promote safe and reliable voting" and if you look at the map included, Michigan, Georgia and the "Acela Corridor" seem to have gotten the most "resources". #REJECT #ItsNotOver #stopthestreal https://t.co/u1cd5UtqzV— Andrew Wilkow (@WilkowMajority) November 10, 2020
The grants Cobb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties received represent a little over four percent of the funding provided by Zuckerberg through CTCL to county and city election departments throughout the country this year, according to Breitbart. In October, the news organization reported:
“Executives at the CTCL, a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Chicago, founded in 2015 by Tiana Epps-Johnson, who served from 2012 to 2015 as the election administration director…”
“… for the New Organizing Institute, a progressive non-profit the Washington Post, referred to in 2014 as ‘the Democratic Party’s Hogwarts for digital wizardry,’ say they are just trying to help overwhelm election commissions around the country and have no preference for big city Democrats over rural Republicans.”
Most of Joe Biden’s 221,751 vote margin gain in Georgia, came from three metropolitan Atlanta counties that received more than $15 million from the Mark Zuckerberg-funded Center for Technology and Civic Life (CTCL) “safe elections” project. https://t.co/cyDYcn3shU— Prez-Elect FourCzens (@FourCzens) November 10, 2020
However, an analysis by the Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society portrayed a much different story. Since Sept. 1, the CTCL has made at least $63.7 million in grants to election commissions in 18 counties and two cities for what the CTCL calls the coronavirus “safe elections” project.
The Michigan Secretary of State is accused of working with a Chicago left-wing group to pay clerks to flood Democratic districts with mail-in ballots https://t.co/h2xObIPOVE— Dinesh D'Souza (@DineshDSouza) November 7, 2020
Over 99.5 percent of this funding — $63.4 million — went to election commissions in 17 counties and two cities won by Hillary Clinton in 2016. Less than one half of one percent of the funding — a mere $289,000 — went to a county Donald Trump won in 2016, Hays County, Texas, which the President barely won by a margin of 50.4 percent to 49.6 percent, according to Breitbart.
follow me and I can send details on this. I filed a Federal Election Commission complaint against Mark Zuckerberg who donated $300 Million to Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL). CTCL then granted $300 million to Democratic strongholds in the swing states of WI, MI, OH, PA,TX— Jay Stone (@ReformChicago) November 5, 2020
Interestingly, Breitbart also reported that a major portion of these grants — more than $13.9 million — went to election commissions in areas Hillary Clinton won with more than 80 percent of the vote.
$10 million went to the city of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, which Clinton won with 84 percent of the vote, $3.5 million went to Wayne County, Michigan, which Clinton won with 96 percent of the vote, and $467,000 went to the election commission in the city of Flint, Michigan, which Clinton won with 84 percent of the vote.
"With Big Tech’s push to control and censor conservative viewpoints, while promoting viewpoints that support Democrat campaigns and causes, the gifting of money by Facebook to CTCL, the timing of their influx of funds into Michigan, & the motives behind it are highly suspicious." https://t.co/8c0bfpVgku— Jeanne Dininni (@JeanneDininni) November 7, 2020
In 2016, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in Georgia by 211,141 votes: 2,089,104 versus 1,877,963, according to the Georgia Secretary of State’s election website.
With 99 percent of precincts reporting as of Nov. 10, Democratic nominee Joe Biden is currently leading Donald Trump by 12,291 votes: 2,469,353 to 2,457,062, according to CBS News as of this writing.
Interesting. If the CTCL is truly non partisan and just wants to get out the vote, then why are they only funding battleground states? I thought every vote counted. #stopthestealhttps://t.co/JHLGW8xUol— Tony Agee (@write4wealth) November 9, 2020
Critics say CTCL’s project grants look more like Democratic “Get-Out-The-Vote” (GOTV) efforts in major U.S. cities than good government efforts to protect the integrity of the electoral process of all Americans, regardless of their party affiliations.
Follow the money!— Kim Hedum (@coyotered9) November 5, 2020
CTCL Receives $250M Contribution to Support Critical Work of Election Officials – Center for Tech and Civic Life: https://t.co/KJmup79bSZ
In September, the Rome News-Tribune reported that Cobb County’s Election Department was recently awarded a $5.6 million grant from a national nonprofit, The Center for Tech and Civic Life, and provided a breakdown of how funds would be used:
“The Center for Tech and Civic Life grant will help pay for:
“Almost 700 partitioned, secure voting system carriers to house the 2,258 ballot marking devices and optical scanners at all polling locations.
“Hazard pay for roughly 2,300 workers at a rate of $100 per worker, per election.
“Additional temporary employees who will help prepare, process and tabulate absentee-by-mail ballots.
“Advertising to promote absentee and early voting.
“Cleaning of polling locations.
“Plastic shields and hand-sanitizing dispensers.”
Cobb County’s Election Department Head Janine Eveler applied for the grant and stated in her application that the June 9 primary was affected by a number of difficulties, both technical and pandemic-related:
“We faced logistical challenges in delivery and set-up of a new voting system that contains four times the number of components as the former system.
“As a result of the COVID pandemic, we lost hundreds of poll workers and experienced challenges in conducting adequate poll worker training to those remaining workers.
“Polls were understaffed and many brand-new replacement workers received limited online training without the benefit of hands-on work with the new system.
“These COVID-related challenges were particularly felt in areas of the county that serve diverse populations and resulted in long lines and extended voting hours.”
In September, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Fulton County’s Election Department received a $6 million grant from CTCL.
From my other reply, 3 steps of money laundering:— froggy! (@_froggy) November 6, 2020
1. Placement (“vote injection”)
2. Layering (“ballot harvesting”)
3. Integration (“count every vote”)
No one is arguing large scale fraud. It is being argued targeted ballot laundering has occurred.
WI/MI/PA FTW, also CTCL
In October, the Journal Constitution reported that Gwinnett County commissioners accepted a $4.1 million grant from CTCL “intended to be used for elections security.”
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Ballotpedia reported that CTCL contributed millions for “safe elections” in these five Georgia counties: $5.6 million (Cobb County); $300,000 (Dougherty County); $6 million (Fulton County); $4.2 million (Gwinnett County); and $557,000 (Macon-Bibb County).
REMINDER: The top two grant recipients of @helloctcl money (Zuckerberg/Google/Omidyar) to boost mail-in/absentee/ballot harvesting were Philadelphia ($10 million) and Detroit ($3.5 million).— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) November 5, 2020
CONNECT THE DOTS. https://t.co/9mhhmcEwRG
Those same counties had voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, according to Breitbart.
At the end of its report, Ballotpedia provided three perspectives on whether elections should be privately funded:
“Some of the discussion around the Zuckerberg grants to local election officials centers around whether it is a good idea for private interests to get involved in funding public elections.
“Tom Speaker, a policy analyst for ‘Reinvent Albany,’ which is a generally progressive organization, said, ‘Our view is that elections should be funded by the state instead of private interests.’ He said that private election funding raises the potential for a conflict of interest and ‘undermines public trust in the system.’
“David Becker is the executive director and founder of the Center for Election Innovation and Research. This group received $50 million in Zuckerberg money.
“He said, ‘Plan A should always be that government pays to provide the infrastructure for our democracy…But we are in unusual times right now. State budgets are particularly strained. Congress has refused to act. And it’s not like we can delay the election.’
“Tom Brejcha, president of the Thomas More Society, a conservative pro bono law firm said, ‘This partisan privatization of our elections can’t stand.’”
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