Sunday, May 20, 2012
MJS' Craig Gilbert on Racine -- ground zero for the recall wars
Craig Gilbert notes that the 21st Senate district centered in Racine is the only one in the US to have forced two recall elections.
The district, which features the Legman v. Wanggaard recall rematch, has switched parties five times in 22 years, only reelecting Senators twice since 1990.
The article also provides a good look back at the 1996 George Petak recall, and its far reaching impact on both national and state politics.