Originally published at: https://populist.press/wisconsin-elections-commission-face-allegations-potentially-illegal-behavior/
The Wisconsin Elections Commission will soon answer the charges from an October audit that found dozens of instances when the commission didn’t follow the state’s election laws.Commissioners are scheduled to meet Wednesday morning to provide an official response to the audit’s questions, and Rep. Janel Brandtjen (R‑Menomonee Falls) is very interested to hear what the Commission has to say.
“The audit is damning,” Brandtjen told The Center Square on Tuesday. “It makes it very clear that WEC is not doing its job.”
The audit found 30 areas where WEC needs to improve and found another 18 areas where Wisconsin lawmakers may need to step in and either enforce the law or clarify the state’s election laws.
“How do you reclaim the fact that we are now a year past an election and we’re still finding out more and more things that weren’t done statutorily to provide a clear and transparent election,” Brandtjen asked.
The Assembly Committee on Elections …
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