Despite the PRO UNION/DEMOCRAT Media and Despite the MILLIONS of FORCED UNION DUES that were used to promote PRO UNION Anti Tax Payer agendas, Scott Walker and the Republicans hang on to the Senate.
NOTE: TWO DEMOCRAT recall elections take place on Tuesday, 08/16/2011
WISCONSIN RECALL ELECTION UPDATE: TWO Democrats up for recall Next Tuesday 8/16/2011!!!!
Attention now turns to next week’s recall elections, against Democratic Sens. Jim Holperin of Conover and Bob Wirch of Pleasant Prairie.
Robert Cowles (R)—————-60%——–WINNER!
Nancy Nusbaum (D)————-40%
Alberta Darling (R)—————-53%——-WINNER!
Sandra Pasch (D)—————–46%
Sheila Harsdorf (R)—————58%———WINNER!
Shelly Moore (D)——————-42%
Luther Olsen (R)——————52%———WINNER!
Fred Clark (D)———————48%
Randy Hopper (R)—————-49% = 26,937—-RECOUNT
Jessica King (D)——————51% = 28,188—–RECOUNT
(Voters in his public-employee-heavy district quickly gathered 22,500 signatures to force the recall.His opponent, lawyer King, had lost by just 163 votes when they faced off for the open seat in 2008. On top of that, Hopper has had to deal with questions about an ugly divorce)
Dan Kapanke (R)—————–45%
Jennifer Shilling (D)————–55%——–WINNER!
(Kapanke’s district has been trending increasingly Democratic, including a win by President Barack Obama with 61% of the vote in 2008.)
Democrats now walking back allegations of Fraud in Waukesha County- go figure!
Waukesha – Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus on Wednesday denied Democratic Party allegations that she was “sitting on votes” that ultimately helped swing the outcome to a Republican victory in the race Tuesday between Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. Sandy Pasch, a Democrat.
Even as state Democratic officials were backtracking on what they later called “heat-of-the-moment statements” as Pasch fell behind in the vote count, Nickolaus explained that the final three wards from Menomonee Falls came in at 11:41 p.m. and were posted on the county clerk’s website at 11:47 p.m. Most of the village’s 29 wards in 10 reporting units were called in earlier, at 10:39 p.m., according to the village clerk. Nickolaus said she had those partial results posted at 10:47 p.m..
“It’s just a matter of understanding the process,” Nickolaus said. “I don’t touch ballots on election night. I stay in my office and have to wait for poll workers to get results to the municipal clerk, and for the municipal clerk to get them to me. I don’t run elections on election day. What I do is report the results after the election.”
Graeme Zielinski, communications director for the Wisconsin Democratic Party, had said on television and on Twitter Tuesday night that the Waukesha County returns included instances of tampering and irregularities. Menomonee Falls gave Republican Darling a nearly 2-to-1 edge over Pasch. Darling retained her 8th Senate District seat with 53% of the vote, one of four Republican incumbent winners among the six Republicans facing recall.
In a statement Wednesday, Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate said the party would not pursue questions of irregularities.
“The heat-of-the-moment statements came in light of the uncertainties that arose from a recent election, known too well,” Tate said.
Tate was alluding to Nickolaus’ failure to include in unofficial results about 14,000 votes from the city of Brookfield in the spring Supreme Court election. When she corrected her error publicly two days later, what had been a razor-thin lead for challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg dissolved into a 7,000-vote victory for incumbent David Prosser. But the controversy led to a state investigation of Nickolaus’ practices and a statewide recount of votes in the race.