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Hijacking Special Elections and Recall 2011

Of the People

Posted: July 1, 2011
Updated: May 17, 2017


Of the People was a Western Wisconsin based political action committee organized for the sole purpose of recalling Senator Sheila Harsdorf for her support of Governor Scott Walker's 2011 plan to restrict the bargaining rights of public employees. The organization's oath of independent disbursements as filed with the Government Accountability Board targeted all three Republican Assembly members within Harsdorf's senate district and Governor Walker but only Harsdorf was eligible for recall in 2011.

Of the People reported no independent spending. Th ecommittee disbanded after the election.