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  •  Although the other three are likely (3+ / 0-)

    to go through because the arguments the Republicans used were all the same, from this article:http://www.jsonline.com/...

    "By ordering the Kapanke recall election, the Government Accountability Board has signaled it will do the same for recall elections for the other five Republicans because attorneys made the same arguments in all those efforts."

    So the real fireworks will be against the Democratic senators, particularly Hansen, because the Republican just filed based on procedural technicalities, but the Democrats filed with problems of the actual signatures and they way they were collected. But there is also a good chance to invalidate Holperin.  If the GAB will just invalidate Hansen, though, it would increase our chances of taking the Senate because then only Holperin would be vulnerable and even he has a good chance of benefiting from a potentially nasty Tea Party vs establishment primary.

    All Wisconsin, All the Time

    by glame on Mon May 23, 2011 at 10:55:24 AM PDT

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    •  Speaking of Hansen (2+ / 0-)
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      itskevin, DCCyclone

      It seems that the organizer of the Recall Hansen group is also running against him:
      http://www.jsonline.com/...

      So unless someone drops out,  Nygren could just consolidate the establishment vote while VanderLeest and Scray vie for the Tea Party vote or this could just turn into a circus.

      All Wisconsin, All the Time

      by glame on Mon May 23, 2011 at 11:28:59 AM PDT

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