In Wisconsin, the recall campaign against state Sen. Mary Lazich (R) has fizzled. Organizers of the recall effort said Monday that it likely would not have the signatures required to force her into a recall election. It also looks like Democrats won't be able to recall state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R), also due to a lack of signatures.
A slight majority, 51%, of voters oppose recalling Governor Scott Walker, with 44% supporting this idea. 37% of those who voted in the 2010 Governor’s Election are willing tosign a petition to recall Walker. Of the 44% who support recallingWalker, 83% are willing to sign their name and address to a petition todo so.
- Places Wisconsin on a path to fiscal solvency, saving hundreds of millions of dollars.
- Saves at least 1,500 middle class jobs.
- Maintains more expansivecollective bargaining privileges for Wisconsin state workers than areavailable to federal employees and public workers in 24 other states.
Guy Benson is Townhall.com's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).
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