Supreme Court Candidate Violates Donation Limit

In this update: 1. Relative of high court hopeful gave maximum and then some 2. Media report: Ziegler failed to reveal conflicts of interest 3. Q & A with Democracy Campaign’s director Supreme Court Candidate Violates Donation Limit

Email date: 3/5/07

In this update:
1. Relative of high court hopeful gave maximum and then some
2. Media report: Ziegler failed to reveal conflicts of interest
3. Q & A with Democracy Campaign’s director

State Supreme Court candidate Annette Ziegler violated state campaign contribution limits by accepting more than $10,000 from a family member, the Democracy Campaign reported today.

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Ziegler also was the subject of a front-page article in Sunday’s Wisconsin State Journal documenting how she violated ethics rules for judges enforced by the state Supreme Court when she failed to disclose conflicts of interest she had in a number of cases she presided over.

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The Associated Press interviewed the Democracy Campaign’s director a couple of week ago for a Q&A feature that was sent out over the state news wire this weekend. Go here to read it.