Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson stumped for state Sen. Van Wanggaard Monday, the day before voters head to the polls in the 21st Senate District for the state's historic recall elections.
Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson paid a visit Monday to the GOP Victory Center to show his support for state Sen. Van Wanggaard (R-Racine). When Patch arrived at the center, volunteers were working the phones asking registered voters if they planned to go to the polls, and, if so, to vote for Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and Wanggaard. Residents of the 21st Senate District will head to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in the state's historic recall elections.
Over 100 people have signed up for signature verification training at the GOP Victory Center in Mount Pleasant.
Racine County Republicans are preparing a small army of local volunteers to verify the signatures needed to trigger a recall election for State Sen. Van Wanggaard. As of Jan. 17, the day 1.9 million signatures were delivered to the Capitol, more than 100 people had signed up to learn how to tell the difference between a good signature and a bad one. "The outpouring of support was so great that we have training sessions scheduled every day this week," said Justin Phillips, Wanggaard's campaign manager confirmed. So what are volunteers looking for? Phillips said the training process highlights how to visually verify a legitimate signature: If there's a question about an entry, the signature is flagged and sent up the chain to the Walker …