Conservative Wisconsin judge gains 7,500 votes in recount

April 8, 2011

By Valerie Richardson-The Washington Times

Maybe Wisconsin Supreme CourtJustice David Prosser didn’t lose his re-election bid, after all.

Justice Prosser appeared to pick up nearly 8,000 votes Thursday — likely a decisive number in the extremely close election — as county clerks began the process of double-checking and certifying the results of state Supreme Court race, which has become a proxy fight over Wisconsin’s law restricting the power of public-sector unions.

His opponent, Assistant District Attorney JoAnne Kloppenburg, declared victory Wednesday after unofficial results gave her a 204-vote advantage out of 1.5 million votes cast.

On Thursday evening, however, the Waukesha County clerk’s officedropped a bombshell, telling state election officials that the county would be adjusting its totals to give the conservative-leaning jurist another 7,500 net votes.

Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus said a “human error” meant about 14,000 votes in the Republican-leaning county weren’t reported to the Associated Press for its unofficial election-night tallies, on which news organizations based their reporting.

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