2012-06-05 21:08:02 UTC
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Dems cry foul early into Election Day; Sen. Taylor demands
With only about four hours into the Election Day voting, members of
the Milwaukee Democratic Party claim that calls are going out to
voters telling them if they'd signed the recall, they didn't need to
Milwaukee County Dem Chair Sachin Chheda said that Walker supporters
can't get through the day without "cheating."
This latest lowlife sleaze comes on the heels of countless reports
from around the state of various Republican dirty tricks on behalf of
Walker," Chheda said in a statement. "For instance, reports surfaced
last weekend that Walker supporters are paying homeowners to post
Walker signs on their lawns."
A state GOP source dismissed the claims, saying it was expected from
Dems who have made voter suppression claims part of their playbook.
"Thats just what they do, theyre simply setting the stage for a
close election," the source said. "The story doesn't exist until they
Meanwhile, State Sen. Lena Taylor, D-Milwaukee, sent a letter to
Government Accountability Board Director Kevin Kennedy asking for an
investigation into that alleged call and another that claimed the
election was Wednesday.
"It is imperative that your agency uphold the law and criminally
prosecute any person that is engaged in voter suppression and
disenfranchisement tactics that violate the spirit and plain language
of the laws of Wisconsin," Taylor wrote.
-- By Jason Smathers
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