Ballot Shortages. It’s a big deal? Maybe not.
Ballots ran out in Madison, Appleton, Fond du Lac
“Now ballot shortages announced in Madison, Appleton, and Fond du Lac. …
Once a voter is in line, assuming it is before 8pm, that voter must be given a ballot.
Touchscreens Are at work in Vilas County
“The town of Arbor Vitae in Vilas County has run out of ballots, but the county clerk says voters have been able to continue voting by a touch screen machine…” -County Clerk Dave Alleman Source
Alleman adds – “Had we known that the Supreme Court race was going to be a referendum on Scott Walker, we probably would have ordered a lot more ballots,” Alleman said.”
Huh. I’d say, how do you not know that this is a
referendum on Scott Walker?
Possible legal challenge to keep polls open 1 extra hour?
Not too sure if there’s anything solid here, but this is a tweet I noted: “@slouch2geneva
to be clear, Dems are trying to mount a legal challenge to keep polls open till 9. no word on if that will happen”
Unclear to me Exactly what Oshkosh & Fond du Lac’s High Turnout Means
I would like to say it is expected from the home of Wisconsin’s most controversial senator–(Hopper having a girlfriend and apartment in Madison, under non-residency complaint, strong recall campaign, etc.)
But I acknowledge that this is historically a conservative area:
Feingold 12,834 Johnson 24,867 in 2010
Obama 23,463 to McCain’s 28,164 in 2008
Kerry 36% to Bush’s 63% in 2004
Doyle 33% to McCallum’s 56% in 2002