Statements about Elections

Public-employee unions spent $30 million in Wisconsin unsuccessfully trying to flip the state Senate to Democratic control.

Democrats failed to flip the Wisconsin state Senate because recall elections were in the "deepest red districts in the state."

"Two elections in a row (Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus) has screwed up counting the vote"  

Says Wisconsin state Senate President Michael Elllis (R-Neenah) broke Senate rules during debate on a photo ID bill for voters.

"Tommy Thompson wanted to implant data chips in humans."

"Wisconsin is one of the few states in the country that do not currently require a photographic identification" to vote.

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."

"I’ve been through four campaigns and have not done any negative campaigning."  

Republicans offered Wisconsin bar patrons "free shots (of alcohol) to sign recall petitions against" Democrats.

"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."  

Human error, such as skipping a community in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race, "is common in (the vote-tabulation) process.

"In its current state, this bill is the most restrictive voter ID legislation in the nation."

"We continue to see these isolated incidents of people trying to vote five, six times a day."

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