Wisconsin Democrats Want Investigation Into Whether Conservative Group Is Suppressing Recall Votes
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The Wisconsin Democratic Party believes a conservative group is suppressing the vote in next week’s recall elections by telling voters that ballots received the day after the election will be counted.
The Wisconsin Democratic Party filed a complaint Monday with the state Government Accountability Board, which oversees elections, alleging that absentee ballot applications mailed out by Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group that has spent heavily to help the Republicans, were intended to suppress turnout. And on Tuesday, state Democratic Party Chairman Mike Tate sent a request for an investigation to U.S. Attorney James Santelle. His office declined to comment on the matter…
Americans for Prosperity state director Matt Seaholm said Tuesday that a typo was to blame for the error and he called the complaints over the mailing frivolous.Click here for reuse options!
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