Thursday, October 30, 2008

Governor criticizes move to send cops to polls

Voting Rights
In an update on the decision by the WI Attorney General to dispatch law enforcement and DOJ agents to the polls on Election Day, the Governor is criticizing the move citing lack of authority. According to a Journal Sentinel article, there will be fifty Department of Justice agents and lawyers assigned to election-day duty in twelve regions: Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha, Racine/Kenosha, Beloit/Janesville, Wausau/Stevens Point, Hudson, La Crosse, Appleton/Fox Valley, Eau Claire, Green Bay and Superior.