1. A close election
for State Supreme Court occurred on April 5, this election was seen by some as
deciding the fate of Governor Walker’s agenda, as it would determine the makeup
of the Wisconsin Supreme Court – whether it is a 4-3 liberal or right of center
Court. (It is unfortunate that Democrats
continue to try to use the Courts to undo elections and the will of the
2. On election night
the city of Brookfield in Waukesha County called in its election results to
local media, including
a subsidiary of the Huffington Post, and the Waukesha County office, but did
not report the results to the AP.
3. The Waukesha
County Government Accountability Board did not include the Brookfield results
in their reported results on Election night.
4. In Wisconsin’s
corrupt and incompetent election system, the Government Accountability Board (GAB)
administers the elections and election officials are partisans elected by
county. Waukesha’s election officials
are majority RepublicanThe GAB does not require results be report in an open
matter. 5. The Waukesha County Board, as with many of
Wisconsin’s County Boards, does not follow open election practices.
6. The day after the
election, the liberal candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg declared
victory based on unofficial results that gave her an extremely slim 204
vote margin, despite the votes not all being counted or canvassed.
7. During the canvas,
a process in which you run the numbers to make sure you did everything right, Waukesha County realized it had made a
mistake with its reporting. Waukesha County
took its time, but decided to announce its mistake in a 5:30
8. At the press
conference, the Democrat
member of the Board in response to a question said: “We went over
everything and made sure all the numbers jibed up and they did. . . . I'm not
going to stand here and tell you something that's not true."
WHAT IS HAPPENING NOW
1. The Conservative incumbent
Prosser is up 7,305, but Milwaukee County is still canvassing.
2. The most a statewide recount in
Wisconsin has ever changed is 489 votes, according to
Justice Prosser’s campaign.
3. The vote margin must be within 0.5
percent if the state will pay for a recount.
When the final vote total is confirmed, it will be very close as to
whether Kloppenburg is within the margin where she can request a recount funded
by the state. Kloppenberg could save the
state time and money by not calling for a recount.
4. Under Wisconsin
law you cannot request a free recount for one county; it is the whole state or
5. The Democrats have
seemingly been intimidating the Democrat Election official from Waukesha who has
now partially recanted her story, saying, “I am 80 years old and I don’t
understand anything about computers,” in a written statement from the local Democrat
Party. She has not spoken publicly since
the press conference.
WHAT THIS MEANS GOING FORWARD
1. This election did
lack transparency. All the Waukesha
County officials had to do was post the results by city on their website. At RNLA, we think elections should be open
fair and honest. Waukesha, like much of
Wisconsin, failed the “open” part.
2. There is no
evidence that fraud occurred in Waukesha County, despite claims on the far
left. In addition to the election night
release of accurate numbers to media from Brookfield, experts from the New
York Times and Milwaukee
Journal Sentential agree that there is no evidence of fraud and that this
was simply a mistake.
3. The ultimate blame
for this falls to the Wisconsin Democrat Leadership who resisted multiple bipartisan
efforts to reform Wisconsin’s corrupt and incompetent election practices that
led to blatant instances of fraud, including “smokes for votes,” “popcorn for
votes at a mental home,” and, most telling, the foremost study of election
fraud by a non-ideological, non-partisan Milwaukee Police Department Task Force
identified voter fraud by 16 Democrat and Liberal allied group campaign
staffers, which they concluded was an “illegal organized attempt to influence the outcome of an
election in the state of Wisconsin.”
4. However, Wisconsin’s
Democratic Leadership wanted this system.
Why? Because incompetence allows fraud. As the DOJ and other prosecutors detailed
when they decided not to bring charges against the multiple Democrat and
liberal staffers caught committing “multiple criminal acts”: “Based on the
investigation to date, the task force has found widespread record keeping
failures and separate areas of voter fraud. These findings impact each
other. Simply put: it is hard to prove a
bank embezzlement if the bank cannot tell how much money was there in the first
place. Without accurate records, the task force will have difficulty proving
criminal conduct beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.”
5. Regarding the
April 5 elections, there is evidence of fraud in Dane County (where Madison is
located) and other places that should be investigated. In the last few weeks, many out of state
union and liberal activists have been protesting and frequenting the Madison
area. Did they also vote? We know under
Wisconsin’s fraud promoting laws, an out of state activist can easily be
vouched for by a Wisconsin resident.
(The Milwaukee police found multiple campaign workers and activists
illegally voting in their report.) Any recount should thoroughly investigate
what happened in Dane County. As the Daily
Caller first reported: “On an estimated more than 10,000 ballots in Dane
County, Wisconsin, where the state capital Madison is, voters selected only a
pick in the Supreme Court race, while leaving even the hotly contested mayoral
and county executive choices blank.”
Voting experts agree it is very unlikely that so many residents would
only care about one race, but we know the liberal activists only cared about the
Supreme Court race.