The Government Accountability Board (GAB) confirmed that there are enough valid signatures for a recall election against Sen. Dan Kapanke (R-La Crosse) to proceed. Recall organizers filed a petition with 22,975 signatures (15,588 signatures were needed) on April 1. The GAB certified 21,868 signatures. Kapanke is challenging the validity of the petition, citing missing paperwork […]
On Friday morning, the Waukesha County recount continued with ballots from wards in the city of Brookfield. It didn’t take long for the Kloppenburg lawyers to file an objection to counting all five bags of ballots from Brookfield Wards 14-17 based on “tears” in the ballot bags. The Kloppenburg team and the Leftist blogosphere has […]
On Thursday afternoon, a challenge was filed by Democratic state senators against the recall efforts in the 12th, 22nd, and 30th Senate districts. Speaking on behalf of the challenge, Democrat state senator Mark Miller claimed: “Overwhelming evidence clearly shows a pervasive pattern of election fraud…Thousands of Wisconsin citizens fell victim to lies and misinformation spread […]
On Thursday, Waukesha County began recounting the ballots in the controversial wards of Brookfield. Waukesha County has been the site of the the most dramatic events in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race and looks to remain the chief battleground for Kloppenburg and Prosser attorney’s to square off. On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board was informed […]
Today, Tea Party Leader Kim Simac announced her senate run in the recall election against Sen. Jim Holperin (D-Conover) at a morning rally at her new campaign headquarters in Rhinelander. Simac is the president of the Northwoods Patriots.
Brad Friedman, fellow at the progressive Commonweal Institute, and author of the BRAD Blog, penned a piece sure to fan the flames of conspiracy and impropriety in the Wisconsin Supreme Court recount. Friedman takes the time to lay out at length a number of issues that occurred during the recount process, from the discovery of […]
Last Saturday, a fraudulent signature was discovered on the recall petition for Democratic Sen. Robert Wirch. But more intriguing than the discovery of a single fraudulent signature was the name Bill Pocan, the deceased father of Democratic State Rep. Mark Pocan. According to the affidavit from the late Bill Pocan’s wife, the elder Pocan was […]
Recall efforts against Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and Sen. Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) appear to be unsuccessful. The group trying to recall Grothman is 5,000 signatures short and admit they will miss the deadline to file. The group working on the Lazich recall is 2,000 signatures short, but are still trying to get enough […]
On April 21, recall petitions for three Democratic State Senators were filed with the Government Accountability Board. It did not take but a few hours before Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Mike Tate blasted the petitions as a racket. Tate charged that at the heart of the Republican effort from the start was a mercenary […]
PolitiFact investigated JoAnne Kloppenburg’s claim that “…there are legitimate and widespread anomalies, and widespread questions about the conduct of (the Wisconsin Supreme Court) election, most visibly in Waukesha County, but also in counties around the state.” and found that her statement scores a Barely True on the Truth-O-Meter.