Wisconsin Republicans keep exponentially increasing their slime factor. I didn’t think that was even possible after tracking the political vulgarity oozing from Governor Scott Walker and his gang of GOP legislators, I was wrong.
In a previous post, I noted that the name of a lawmaker’s dead father was forged on a recall petition to oust a Democrat. I also wrote about Supreme Court recount ballots chain of custody being compromised. But it appears that was just a drop in the bucket of Republican sleaze.
MADISON – A formal challenge to be filed later today against Republican recall petitions asks the Government Accountability Board to disqualify thousands of invalid signatures, and reject recall elections against three Democratic state senators, because widespread and systemic election fraud has tainted the entire GOP operation. [...]
[Senate Democratic Leader Mark Miller] Miller … “The vast depth of this misconduct calls into question the legitimacy of every signature collected by these circulators, and shows that the GOP effort failed to gather the valid signatures needed for recall elections.”
The formal challenge, to be filed on behalf of the Democratic senators this afternoon, shows that the number of invalid signatures gathered through systemic election fraud would reduce the total collected against each of the three Democratic state senators well below the threshold required to trigger a recall election. [...]
The challenge of GOP recall petitions features scores of claims from Wisconsin citizens who were victimized by the wholesale election fraud of the disreputable out-of-state firm hired by Wisconsin Republicans to collect signatures. … Kennedy owns a tarnished reputation based on past offenses in Colorado.
Much more here.