In this program on Monday, Ms. Epps-Johnson said the grants distributed by the center in 2020 would help fill a significant waste of resources for election observers in the United States. A town in New England, she said without elaborating, was able to replace early 1900s voting equipment that was kept with duct tape.
“The election infrastructure of the United States is crumbling,” Ms. Said Aps-Jones.
In addition to the Center for Technology and Civic Life, Mr. Zuckerberg and Drs. Tea donated $ 69.6 million to the Center for Election Innovation and Research in 2020. At the time, the nonprofit group said top election officials in 23 states had applied for the grant.
Republicans have been consistent in their criticism of the social media mogul and his donations.
While campaigning for the U.S. Senate Tuesday in Parisburg, Ohio, JD Vance, author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” who has converted to Trumpism, Continued to accuse Mr. Zuckerberg will be tipping the election in 2020 Mr. Biden.
Mr. Vance, an adventure capitalist, has not vowed to help the big tech. He counts Peter Thiel, a member of Mr.’s departure board. Zuckerberg’s company, Meta, and Mr. Trump, as the top fund-razor. Mr. Thiel also backed the Republican Senate candidate Black Masters in Arizona.
In an opinion piece for The New York Post last October, Mr. Vance and Mr. Masters vowed to curb Facebook’s influence, writing that Mr. Zuckerberg “spent half a billion dollars to buy the presidency for Joe Biden.”
In Colorado, Tina Peters, who received the most votes for secretary of state in the state’s Republican Party assembly last weekend, has been a fierce critic of Mr. Zuckerberg, even after his arrest this year on charges of violating election security. Ms. Peters, Mesa County Clark, is facing multiple charges amid allegations that she allowed an unauthorized person to copy hard drive information from a voting machine.