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Did a Wisconsin election official say he’s ‘proud’ of depressed voter turnout in Milwaukee?

Yes. Robert Spindell, the Vice Chair of the Wisconsin Elections Commission, wrote in an email,

“We can be especially proud of the City of Milwaukee (80.2% Dem Vote) casting 37,000 less votes than cast in the 2018 election with the major reduction happening in the overwhelming Black and Hispanic areas.”