Kim Simac's file:

Republican from Wisconsin

Kim Simac, a Republican, is a leader of the tea party movement in Wisconsin and is founder of Northwoods Patriots, a group based in Eagle River, Wis., that says it is dedicated to protecting Christian values. She ran unsuccessfully in a 2011 recall election against Democratic Wisconsin state Sen. Jim Holperin.

Recent statements involving Kim Simac

Says Democratic state Sen. Jim Holperin "voted against a property tax freeze" in 2009 and then voted for a "$1.5 billion property tax hike."

Says GOP recall challenger Kim Simac "was delinquent paying her property taxes eight of the last nine years."

Says people who signed recall petitions against Wisconsin state Sen. Jim Holperin received "harassing phone calls from out-of-state telemarketers claiming to represent the Democratic Party and insinuating foul play by petition circulators."

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