Skip to comments.Wisconsin Governor Has the Power to Replace the Vacant Democratic Legislators
Posted on 02/18/2011 2:47:36 PM PST by Nachum
The Democratic Legislators have vacated their posts and moved to another state, there is no question that the governor is well within his rights to call an election. God speed Wisconsin!
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I, would love to see him try to fire these Demohacks to watch Obama's head spin.
Corn in the popper!
emails are in order . let the governor know the people are behind him and to replace those derelicts.
Don’t think it works unless they actually resign or break a law and get thrown out. I’d like to think he can just do it, but it seems sort of vague.
I like this governor.
And with the union head willing to make concessions, you know where the public is standing on this story.
Oh, that *WOULD* be awesome to see.
Write a letter, certified mail, to him with the idea and the relevant Constitutional section.
That was fast!
Wisconsin Democrats could stay away for weeks
Friday, February 18, 2011 1:52:47 PM · 67 of 92
Uncle Miltie to Jean S
There must be a constitutional process for a Legislator unwilling to complete their term.
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Sounds like this guy has a possible future running with Sarah Palin for POTUS and VP.
I guess the question becomes, at what point is a seat considered vacant.
Dang. Got to buy the “industrial size” drum of popcorn.
Please let this happen! It seems like the perfect time and the perfect opportunity to shove Obozo out the door.
Good Idea Ping.
He should just declare them mentally incompetent and replace them.
The governor has the authority to call an election for a vacancy but I don’t see that he has the authority to declare a seat vacant.
Did they steal a publicly owned vehicle and
drive it out of state? Are they using public funds
without authorization for the travel? Taking the
vehicle could be grand theft or better assessed
against all of them. Put out a warrant for their
arrest and ask I’LL to extradite them.
I’ll send him a $100 campaign donation if he’ll just try and fire these wussies...
1. Governor announces calmly that he will declare vacant the seat of any legislator whose absence from the floor plainly is voluntary / obstinate (as is provable these days by their public statements, Tweets, etc.) if the absence lasts 72 hours or more.
2. Wait the 72 hours.
3. If any Dems fail to appear on the floor in time, declare the seat vacant and schedule a special election for each. (This immediately whittles away the # of legislators required for a quorum, because it lowers the number “elected” (validly holding office).)
Ask IL to extradite them. Damned automatic
spelling “fixer” screwed up my post.
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