Waukesha County needs new election equipment and County Exec. Dan Vrakas will seek $70,000 for the upgrade, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. But the real story has nothing to do with the money and everything to do with the appearance of partisan politics in Waukesha County.
According to the report by Laurel Walker, Dan [...]
If Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas and the Waukesha County Board really want voters to have complete trust in our election system, they’ve got a long way to go, especially after Tuesday night’s County Board Personnel Committee meeting. That’s because, according to Laurel Walker of the Journal Sentinel, a Waukesha County Supervisor made a motion [...]
He’s only about a year and a half late, but Waukesha County Executive Dan Vrakas says he’s ready to “make changes to restore the people’s faith and confidence in the election reporting in Waukesha County.” At least, that’s what he told Larry Sandler of the Journal Sentinel after Tuesday’s revelation that Kathy Nickolaus made changes [...]
In Waukesha County folks are finding out that electing incompetent Republicans has a price…quite literally.
A consultant’s report traces problems in reporting Waukesha County election results directly to mistakes by outgoing County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus – mistakes that will cost county taxpayers more than a quarter of a million dollars to fix.
Nickolaus had promised [...]
During the May 8 primary election here in Waukesha County, things went slowly, but smoothly. But since our embattled county clerk, Kathy Nickolaus, appeared to be in charge of that election, even though she was not “supposed” to be, some Wisconsin voters were concerned that she may once again be in charge on June [...]
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen (R) plans to send Special Agents and Assistant Attorneys General to monitor election day goings-on at select Wisconsin locations. Unfortunately, according to Rep. Jon Richards, Van Hollen will send nine teams to Milwaukee and Madison, but NO teams to Washington or Ozaukee Counties, and ONE team to Waukesha County. [...]
With less than one week to go before the Wisconsin recall election, tension is mounting. Jeff Christensen and I have already received numerous inquiries about Kathy Nickolaus’ involvement in the process. Jeff doesn’t anticipate any problems here, but it’s obvious that many voters are concerned, so he will once again position himself at the Waukesha [...]
Congrats to the winner of the Nickolaus Watch contest, Heather DuBois Bourenane of Madison, Wisconsin! Her suggestion, #WaukeshaWatch is simple yet descriptive.
While we did end up choosing practicality over creativity, there was no shortage of creative entries, and some of them were downright funny. For example, Eric’s entry, #kathyremembertosave, made Jeff laugh out loud, [...]