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Don’t Spoil Your Ballot

I just voted in Madison, and even though there were clear instructions about this posted in the voting booth itself, the ballot was still a little visually confusing. If you are not voting in a senate recall race, you may cast TWO votes – one for Governor and one for Lt. Governor. If you are […]

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ACTION ALERT: Tell Kathy Nickolaus: Step Down and Keep Your Hands Off Our Votes

Last September, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board concluded that Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus had indeed violated state law by failing to report 14,000 ballots from Brookfield on election night April 5, 2011 for the Supreme Court race between David Prosser and Joanne Kloppenburg. GAB Board Chair Thomas H. Barland stated, “This action has significantly […]

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Message to the Government Accountability Board: Protect Our Recall Elections

By Jim Mueller Presented to the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board on March 20, 2012 I am a former clerk of the Town of Middleton and I am a founder of and legal counsel for Wisconsin Citizens for Election Protection and for Wisconsin Counts, organizations that were formed for the purpose of protecting our elections from […]

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STEAL THIS BOOK, NOT MY VOTE Installment #3: Wisconsin 2011

This is the third installment of a series of excerpts from my new book, STEAL THIS BOOK, NOT MY VOTE. Due out April 7, 2012, the one-year anniversary of Kathy Nickolaus finding 14,000 votes two days after Joanne Kloppenburg was declared the winner of the 2011 Wisconsin Supreme Court election. Without those votes, there never would have […]

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STEAL THIS BOOK, NOT MY VOTE Installment #2: How We Got Here

This is the second installment of a series of excerpts from my new book, STEAL THIS BOOK, NOT MY VOTE. Due out April 7, 2012, the one-year anniversary of Kathy Nickolaus finding 14,000 votes two days after Joanne Kloppenburg was declared the winner of the 2011 Wisconsin Supreme Court election. Without those votes, there never would have […]

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STEAL THIS BOOK, NOT MY VOTE Installment #1 Introduction to the Takeover

In May 2011, I volunteered to be an observer in the recount of the Joanne Kloppenburg/David Prosser Wisconsin Supreme Court election triggered when Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus “found” 14,000 votes two days after Kloppenburg won. Months before, Scott Walker “dropped the bomb” with his now-famous budget repair bill and sent the state into a […]

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