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HOT Files With Supreme Court on RUSD Billion Dollar Recount




Conversely, the case at bar is not challenging the reliability of the ballots but contends that the board of canvassers made a counting error. Electors in Racine County brought an action in circuit court to contest the outcome of a referendum that the Racine Unified School District Board of Canvassers

decided had passed by a margin of 5 out of 33,415 votes following a statutory recount. The “Contested election” statute, Wis. Stat. § 7.54

states that, “In all contested election cases, the contesting parties have the right to have the ballots opened and to have all errors of the inspectors, either in counting or refusing to count any ballot, corrected by the board of canvassers or court deciding the contest..”

Issue: Under such circumstances, does Wis. Stat. § 7.54 vest in challenging parties the right to review in open court ballots they assert were miscounted such that an

incorrect election outcome will be sustained unless the errors alleged by the challengers alleged by the challengers are corrected by by the circuit? Read filing here

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