Major California City Will Send Taxpayer Dollars To Residents So They Can Donate To Politicians

Trevor Schakohl on November 29, 2022 Oakland, California, is set to give adult residents vouchers to donate to candidates for local office every ot...

November 30, 2022
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Trevor Schakohl on November 29, 2022 Oakland, California, is set to give adult residents vouchers to donate to candidates for local office every other year, according to The San Francisco Chronicle. Nearly 74% of the city's voters approved Measure W, mandating that the city biannually send four $25 dollar vouchers to residents 18 years of age and older for donations to mayoral, City Council or school board candidates, the outlet reported. The program will be paid for with city general funds and include legal permanent residents who lack U.