Over 23,000 signatures were collected to recall River Falls Republican Senator Shelia Harsdorf. Sen. Harsdorf became a recall target because of her vote on the collective bargaining bill. However, she isn’t seen as particularly vulnerable, having won her district in 2008 with 56% of the vote. But that didn’t stop recall organizers (and union money?) […]
The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign released numbers on Tuesday that showed $4.5 million dollars was spent by third party groups for the April 5, Wisconsin Supreme Court election. Although not entirely surprising for a highly contested Supreme Court race with an engaged electorate on both sides, the 2011 Supreme Court election was supposed to be “clean” […]
Republicans are on the board with their first recall steaming from the Badger 14s escape to Illinois to avoid voting on the Budget Repair Bill. A citizen group has collected enough signatures (15,960) to file a recall petition against Sen. Jim Holperin (D Eagle River). Holperin is the fourth senator, and first Democrat to […]
At noon on Monday, Justice David Prosser will hold a press conference to declare victory as the final canvass numbers gave him a 7,316 vote lead in the April 5 election for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. As Milwaukee finished its canvass last Friday, the Associated Press declared Prosser the winner and Prosser campaign spokesman Brian […]
Writing in the Wall Street Journal, John Fund, uses Wisconsin’s April 5 Supreme Court Race to highlight the pressing need for reforming our election system and instituting comprehensive voter ID laws nationwide.
On the night of April 5, it was clear to all watching the results of the Wisconsin Supreme Court election that the margin was going to be razor-thin. With a history of allegations surrounding voter fraud, incompetence at the Milwaukee Election Commission, and a high stakes election where outside groups spent millions of dollars, Milwaukee […]
The word is still out on whether JoAnne Kloppenburg will demand a recount in the April 5 Supreme Court election. Results of the Milwaukee canvas are expected today and a recount announcement would likely follow. But history clearly shows that with Justice David Prosser up by 7305 votes, a recount won’t change the result, but […]
Once the canvassing in Milwaukee County is completed today expect incumbent Justice David Prosser to declare victory over JoAnne Kloppenburg in the April 5 Supreme Court race, but don’t expect that to be the end of the story.
A recent post on Mother Jones makes the claim that the union fight that started in Wisconsin and is spreading across the country is really a thinly disguised GOP tactic to defund the Left. The article continues to list a litany of political hot buttons that it claims are Republican causes solely because it could […]
Five days after the press conference in which she admitted a “human error” resulting in 14,000 uncounted votes, Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus rejected calls for her resignation by Waukesha County Democratic Chairman Victor Weers. In a statement released late on Tuesday afternoon, Nickolaus explained her intention to “serve the remainder of my term.” She […]