Van Wanggaard

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 election from the “good people” of Racine County. Because a court would have required the Republicans to provide real proof to back up […] [Capital Times]

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 results that show him losing to Democrat John Lehman by more than 800 votes. “My first call this morning was to leave a […] [Mount Pleasant Patch]

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]

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 Ross, executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, called the request a tactic meant to delay Lehman from being sworn in. [My Racine County]