If you have been following the Wisconsin recall petition fiasco, you already know that Mickey Mouse even voted to recall Gov. Walker. Adolf Hilter tried but he put his address in Germany down – that was the only problem!
The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board reviewing the recall petitions will accept suspicious signatures as long they are dated and have been signed during the period allowed.
The fraudulent Wisconsin petitions tell you something about the people collecting the signatures. Now we have another story coming out of Racine.
Journal Times: RACINE — What started with a man noticing his friend’s signature four times on recall petitions could result in felony charges.
The Racine County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate possible fraudulent recall signatures collected by Mark Demet, a Racine man whose brother’s signature was found four times on petitions to recall Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine. His mother’s signature was also found twice.
But both say they didn’t sign, said Capt. Thomas Lamke of the Racine County Sheriff’s Office. Lamke said he has also heard reports of other possibly fraudulent signatures on petitions circulated by Mark Demet and investigators are talking to people who signed those petitions.
“It’s ongoing,” Lamke said about the investigation.
At the bottom of the recall petitions, circulators must sign below a statement that says, “I am aware that falsifying this certification is punishable under statute 12.13 (3)(a).” That is a portion of state law pertaining to election fraud.
Lamke said if anyone is convicted of election fraud, it would be a Class I felony and is punishable with up to a $10,000 fine and three years in prison. Read more