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Wanggaard not conceding, not yet asking for recount... unofficial Lehman win(To Deny Dem Cheats-WI)
wtmj ^ | June 6, 2012 CREATED 11:45 AM - UPDATED: 12:42 PM | Jay Sorgi

Posted on 06/06/2012 11:17:12 AM PDT by Red Steel

RACINE - The campaign for Racine Republican State Senator Van Wanggaard has not conceded victory to Democrat John Lehman in a recall election, but has said they are not yet asking for a recount.

“We know that there are a number of outstanding absentee ballots, voting irregularities, and that there were problems across the county in the unofficial tally of ballots,” said Wanggaard in a statement.

“People across the state and country have asked that I immediately ask for a recount. However, we all know that the best decisions are made when well-rested and after consideration of all options.”

Lehman unofficially won the election by less than two percentage points on Tuesday night, and has declared victory. 

If that result is made official, the State Senate would then have a 17-16 Democratic majority.

"The county board of canvass will go through all of that and certify the results to the state," Racine County Clerk Wendy Christiansen told TODAY'S TMJ4's Todd Hicks.

“We will closely monitor the canvass of votes with legal representation. We will evaluate our options regarding recounts following the official count of ballots.," said Wanggaard.

"800 votes is enough to survive...I'll be unhappy if they put us through that," said Lehman to Hicks.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2012; democrats; democratvoterfraud; electionfraud; elections; fraud; lehman; recall; unioncorruption; unions; voterfraud; votingfraud; wanggaard; wisconsinrecall
“We know that there are a number of outstanding absentee ballots, voting irregularities, and that there were problems across the county in the unofficial tally of ballots,” said Wanggaard in a statement.


It's as good a bet as betting that the Earth orbits the Sun.

1 posted on 06/06/2012 11:17:23 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

I hope Republican lawyers, voting experts investigate this matter.


2 posted on 06/06/2012 11:21:05 AM PDT by donozark (The 7th Wisconsin had more men killed in battle than any other Union Regiment.)
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To: Red Steel
It's a really odd result.

Wanggaard and Lehman ran against each other in 2010, too.

Statewide turnout was up 13%. In this district, turnout was up 17%.

Statewide, Walker improved his total number of votes by 14% while Barrett was up 12% in total votes from last time.

In this race, however, Wanggaard's total votes were up 11% while Lehman's were up 25%.

That's really dramatic - an enormous discrepancy.

Either Wanggaard did something to alienate voters radically or something fishy went on.

3 posted on 06/06/2012 11:27:14 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Red Steel

Good sense dictates that there be a recount. It is too close..


4 posted on 06/06/2012 11:28:30 AM PDT by tuckrdout ( A fool vents all his feelings, but a wise man holds them back. Prov.29:11)
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To: wideawake

“...alienate voters radically or something fishy went on.”

I’m betting on *fishy*.


5 posted on 06/06/2012 11:32:24 AM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: wideawake

Yes they were discussing this discrepancy on the Vicky McKenna Radio show in Milwaukee. Supposedly some seen many vehicles with IL license plates and some lax screening at some Racine polling places. Vicky thinks the Rats stole it.


6 posted on 06/06/2012 11:34:41 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Red Steel

800 votes is only 15 busloads of union thugs from Chicago.

Get off work from union job in Chicago at 4 pm
Get on the bus to Racine
Register on the day of voting (as is allowed in WI)
Don’t have to show ID (as is allowed in WI)
Vote for Lehman
Get on the bus to Chicago
Be back home in time for supper: beers and deep dish pizza at the union hall.


7 posted on 06/06/2012 11:35:57 AM PDT by kidd
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To: Red Steel

At best a short term victory for the dems. Wisconsin legislature not in session until next January,2013, In the meantime the November 2012 elections will be taking place with new redistricting which favors Republicans. Republicans feel they will pick up 2 Republican Senate seats which will put them back into majority


8 posted on 06/06/2012 11:40:18 AM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: Red Steel
...I'll be unhappy if they put us through that," said Lehman...

WTF?

Who was the ringmaster in this little circus?

9 posted on 06/06/2012 11:42:30 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Red Steel
Drag the thing out as long as it can possibly be dragged out, just like the Lefties do.

The journey is the reward.

10 posted on 06/06/2012 11:44:11 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: kidd

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Detroit,+MI&daddr=Racine,+WI&hl=en&ll=43.34116,-83.583984&spn=11.294481,19.35791&sll=42.627477,-83.020404&sspn=0.011162,0.018904&geocode=FSPthQIdhtIM-yl1HcsQAcokiDHSxLk1ToZ2Vw%3BFfPyiwIdPIrE-ikbVKv0VEIFiDGq4RVOpm1PDw&mra=ls&t=m&z=6

From Detroit to Racine, you travel right through Chicago.


11 posted on 06/06/2012 11:48:04 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: Red Steel

Racine County lagged far behind even Milwaukee in coming up with the numbers last night. Seems suspicious just on the face of it.


12 posted on 06/06/2012 11:49:49 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Red Steel

Looked at the repository of voter fraud articles from 2006: WI had major problem then, were trying to get voter ID then, ....SIX years later the rats are still stealing elections.....Insanity: Is to continue the same behavior for six years.


13 posted on 06/06/2012 11:51:37 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: tflabo

Vicki McKenna also talked to someone who claimed that they were accepting water bills addressed to OCCUPANT as evidence of residency for same day registration.


14 posted on 06/06/2012 11:54:00 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("You forget, it isn't who you claim, but instead, who claims you. We don't claim you!")
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To: Red Steel

It’s going to take a ward-by-ward analysis of Racine city proper to figure out where the buses went. Plan to do it later this evening.


15 posted on 06/06/2012 11:58:53 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (=)
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To: tflabo
Well, Racine is a 90 minute drive from Chicago and the most obvious place to bus in ringers for same-day registration.

You could get many Chicagoans to sign up to travel to Racine, unlike the other three races that were 4 to 6 hours away from the Chicago area.

16 posted on 06/06/2012 12:02:30 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: tuckrdout

The GOP should drag it out as long as possible to deny the Rats taking control of the chamber. We need to treat it like a blood sport just like the Rats do.


17 posted on 06/06/2012 12:10:53 PM PDT by Kozak (The means of defence against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home JM)
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To: UB355

You have made the key point, thanks.

Folks this is a nothing victory, do not let your heart be troubled. Having the majority of a body that is not in session means what, exactly?


18 posted on 06/06/2012 12:12:57 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Kozak

‘treat this like a blood sport like the Rats’...the absolute truth...the best thing to top off the victories last night would be to nail the Left for voter fraud on this one.


19 posted on 06/06/2012 12:20:13 PM PDT by dogcaller
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To: bigbob

Yes the senate is not in session until after the next election—but only half of the senate is up in 2012, and this seat is not in that half. This seat will, in the least, mean a bigger majority.


20 posted on 06/06/2012 12:26:48 PM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: UB355
At best a short term victory for the dems. Wisconsin legislature not in session until next January,2013, In the meantime the November 2012 elections will be taking place with new redistricting which favors Republicans. Republicans feel they will pick up 2 Republican Senate seats which will put them back into majority

The 21st Senate district will not hold an election again until November, 2014. If Lehman wins, then the Republicans MUST pick up two seats this November to have a Senate majority for the next two years.

The 21st Senate seat is very important to Walker's ability to govern for the next two years.

21 posted on 06/06/2012 12:28:00 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: Kozak
The GOP should drag it out as long as possible to deny the Rats taking control of the chamber.

To win the seat, yes, use every tool to achieve that result.

To drag it out, no. The Senate will not be in session again until next year, so "dragging it out" will accomplish nothing.

22 posted on 06/06/2012 12:32:27 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: Dr. Sivana

Vicki McKenna also talked to someone who claimed that they were accepting water bills addressed to OCCUPANT as evidence of residency for same day registration.”””

This alone is fishy.

I have been a full charge bookkeeper for over 35 years.

I have processed many bills for payment from companies as large as Universal Studios Phonograph Record Division to businesses where there is just the owner working, such as a machine shop or crankshaft grinder.

I have NEVER——I repeat—NEVER— seen any utility bill from any location addressed to “OCCUPANT”.

First off, you have to ID yourself & put down a refundable deposit just to get utilities turned on!!! Bills get sent to the responsible person at the correct address by the utility company!!!

IF any election official in ANY state in the USA is accepting such ID, this is a total travesty!!!

It must cease immediately.


23 posted on 06/06/2012 12:55:38 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Kennard

Couldn’t agree more. Otherwise, they face the Soreloserman/Get Over It mantra from the rats


24 posted on 06/06/2012 1:25:24 PM PDT by IslandLad
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To: ridesthemiles

Well in Wisconsin they’ve fixed it. The next election will be held under the new Voter ID law passed during the first session of Walker’s administration


25 posted on 06/06/2012 1:58:16 PM PDT by between_the_lines_mn
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To: Hieronymus

In addition to only 16 of the seats being up—and this not being one of them, of the 8 that the Dems control, three aren’t even being contested by the Pubs(only one of the Pubs has a free ride) which means that every seat counts.


26 posted on 06/06/2012 2:00:49 PM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: Red Steel

This is a perfect chance to expose the democrap fraud and let the entire nation know what kind of cheaters and pathetic human beings the democraps are. It might help some independents vote against democraps in November. Decent people hate cheaters, it’s ingrained in all of us to despise someone who wins anything cheating.

I have tried to reach both the main GOP office 608-257-4765 and the number on Senator Van Wanggaard’s site - 262-260-8099. I left a message on both, asking the senator to please pursue this obvious fraud, ask for a recount and get all the election lawyers and investigators on this.

If you also believe we must take this opportunity to expose the fraud, please call and let them know it.


27 posted on 06/06/2012 2:46:07 PM PDT by Beatthedrum
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To: Beatthedrum
I have tried to reach both the main GOP office 608-257-4765 and the number on Senator Van Wanggaard’s site - 262-260-8099. I left a message on both, asking the senator to please pursue this obvious fraud, ask for a recount and get all the election lawyers and investigators on this.

If you also believe we must take this opportunity to expose the fraud, please call and let them know it.

Ping for later use

28 posted on 06/06/2012 4:03:41 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: StAnDeliver

Did you do ward-by-ward analysis? I am interested in hearing the outcome.


29 posted on 06/07/2012 9:11:32 AM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: StAnDeliver

Did you do ward-by-ward analysis? I am interested in hearing the outcome.


30 posted on 06/07/2012 9:26:55 AM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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