Statements about Elections
"Scott Walker raises nearly 70 percent of his money from out of state"
Says Gov. Scott Walker has dropped Wisconsin "to 45th in the nation in job growth prospects while campaigning for president out of state."
Says Madison Mayor Paul Soglin's stated intent when proposing that city contractors disclose private political donations was to "discourage contributions to organizations with which he disagrees."
"Nothing in the Constitution explicitly guarantees our right to vote."
"Obama for President and Baldwin for Senate have kept their campaign offices up and running in Fox Valley, Eau Claire and La Crosse with their staffs preparing for the next battle."
Says she has bipartisan support, including "53 sheriffs throughout the state, Democrats and Republicans."
"The majority of my contributions have been from private individuals" giving $125 on average, "not from PACs, not from groups."
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, was elected in a "very low turnout" race.
A Paul Ryan-Scott Walker (or Scott Walker-Paul Ryan) ticket for the White House in 2016 would be unconstitutional because both men live in Wisconsin.
"In Minnesota, well over 6,200 election-day registrations from 2008 proved fraudulent."
Democratic Party candidates for the state Assembly "actually received 200,000 more votes statewide" than their Republican counterparts in the 2012 election
Says opponent Tammy Baldwin ‘has had not one positive ad’ in the campaign for U.S. Senate.
An aide "acted on his own" and "was not representing the Thompson campaign" when he sent an email criticizing the sexual orientation of U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin.
Says under Wisconsin law, he cannot remove his name from the ballot for re-election to Congress.
"I have voted every year in Wisconsin."
The new 21st State Senate district was "created in secret for Van Wanggaard. It was drawn within half a block of his house."
Voter fraud provided "a portion" of the margin of victory of Democrat John Lehman over Republican Sen. Van Wanggaard in a state Senate recall election.
"70 percent of the people who voted" on June 5, 2012, "just didn’t feel comfortable with the recall of the governor," weakening any idea that Wisconsin is "fully behind this Walker agenda."
"The Koch brothers alone gave twice as much money to Scott Walker as the total amount of money raised by Tom Barrett."
Because of voter fraud, Republican candidates "need to do a point or two better" to win statewide elections in Wisconsin.
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