Judges Urge Dismissal of Gableman Complaint

In this update: 1. No discipline recommended for Gableman’s misleading TV ad 2. Updated campaign finance profiles of state office holders posted on wisdc.org 3. Date for Impartial Justice signing not yet set Judges Urge Dismissal of Gableman Complaint 

Email date: 11/13/09

In this update:
1. No discipline recommended for Gableman’s misleading TV ad
2. Updated campaign finance profiles of state office holders posted on wisdc.org
3. Date for Impartial Justice signing not yet set

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No discipline recommended for Gableman’s misleading TV ad
A three-judge panel yesterday recommended to the state Supreme Court that judicial misconduct charges against Justice Michael Gableman be dismissed.

For reaction to this development, check out our latest Big Money Blog and also the editorial in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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Updated campaign finance profiles for office holders posted on wisdc.org
New profiles for every Wisconsin legislator elected in 2008 showing their sources of campaign support were posted this week on wisdc.org. Also just added are campaign finance profiles for the winners of this spring’s major nonpartisan elections.

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Date for Impartial Justice signing not yet set
No word yet on when Governor Jim Doyle plans to sign the Impartial Justice bill establishing publicly financed state Supreme Court elections. If you have not yet been able to respond to Wednesday’s E-Lert and call Governor Doyle’s office to urge him to sign the bill into law as he has said he will do, please take a minute to make that call. The number is 608-266-1212.