Van Wanggaard Tag Archive

  • Pair of State Legislators’ Effort to Protect GOP Anti-Voter Laws May Violate Ethics Statute

    The two are seeking to intervene and argue against a federal lawsuit filed by eight plaintiffs including One Wisconsin Institute seeking to protect Wisconsinites' right to vote.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/03/2015
  • Do Wisconsin Republicans Really Want to ‘repeal the Weekend’?

    Having rolled back child labor laws and criminalized union activity, the Republican Legislature now has the weekend in their legislative crosshairs.

    Capital Times, 03/26/2015
  • Wisconsin Republicans Want to Pass a Law That Would Repeal the Weekend

    After rushing to pass a wrong-for-Wisconsin right-to-work law that could lower family wages by over $5,000 a year it makes sense Republicans would introduce a law to repeal the weekend.

    Mic, 03/22/2015
  • Scot Ross: The Real Reason Wanggaard Didn’t Sue

    For the last month, un-elected state Sen Van Wanggaard and the right wing have been whipping up their tea party electoral base with innuendo and accusations of a conspiracy to steal the...

    Capital Times, 07/14/2012
  • Wanggaard Will Not File Recall Recount Appeal

    The election results from both June 5 recall election in the 21st State Senate District and the subsequent recount will stand as incumbent Republican Van Wanggaard decided Tuesday not to challenge the...

    Mount Pleasant Patch, 07/09/2012
  • Recount Final Total: Lehman Wins By 819 Votes

    Monday, with Democrat John Lehman remaining the victor in the recall race against Republican Van Wanggaard. The final vote total: Lehman 36,358; Wanggaard 35,539, a difference of 819 votes.

    Brookfield Patch, 07/01/2012
  • Wanggaard Requests Recount

    Republican State Sen. Van Wanggaard has requested a recount of the ballots in the June 5 recall election – a race he lost to Democratic challenger John Lehman by 834 votes. Scott...

    My Racine County, 06/14/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now’s Scot Ross on Racine Recount and Brats ‘n Beer

    Isn’t it a tad hypocritical of Republicans to make an effort to recount the votes in Racine after Lehman sent Wanggaard packing? And, Beer and brats is nothin’.

    SLY, 06/11/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Debuts ‘Meet the Majority’ Cataloging New Legislature’s Extremism, Failed Policies

    MADISON, Wis. — The extremism and failed policies advocated by members of the new right-wing Wisconsin legislative majority are available at, a project of One Wisconsin Now. The site currently highlights...

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/05/2011