In it, but not of it. TPM DC
"What the GAB has done is purely partisan and intended to discredit our recall," says a statement from Dan Hunt, who led the effort to recall Sen. Bob Wirch (D-Pleasant Prairie).
Shane Falk, an attorney for the board, said the board has been working overtime to review all the petitions, with half a dozen board employees working on them over the Memorial Day weekend. The board has also had to put in long hours because it just finished overseeing a recount in the April 5 race for state Supreme Court - the first statewide recount in more than two decades.
"We've attempted to work concurrently on all the petitions, but we simply don't have enough staff," Falk told the board.