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April 2012 G.A.B. Special Board Meeting

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04/17/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
G.A.B. Office, 212 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53703

Special meeting of the Government Accountability Board to consider challenges to candidates and certify ballot access for the May 8 Recall Election.

The Board unanimously denied challenges to the "fake Democrat" candidates in the recall primaries. See news release here explaining the Board's decision.

Attached below are the Board materials and the challenge/complaint filed against "protest candidates" recruited by the Republican Party of Wisconsin. The Board will consider the challenge at this meeting. The deadline for replies to the challenge is 4:30 p.m. Monday. The staff memo/recommendations on the challenge have been posted in the 4 17 12 Supplemental Open Session materials.pdf attachment below.


Some Board members may appear by teleconference.
There will be no scheduled public comment at this meeting.   

A.    Call to Order

B.    Director’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice

C.    Personal Appearances on Ballot Access Issues
    (Limit of 5 minutes per individual appearance)

D.    Staff Report on Ballot Access Issues Regarding Recall Elections                 

E.    Challenges to Nomination Papers                                                                                     

F.    Director’s Report                        

G.    Closed Session

5.05 (6a) and 19.85 (1) (h)    The Board’s deliberations on requests for advice under the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (g)    The Board may confer with legal counsel concerning litigation strategy.
19.851    The Board’s deliberations concerning investigations of any violation of the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (c)    The Board may consider performance evaluation data of a public employee over which it exercises responsibility.

The Government Accountability Board has scheduled its next meeting for Tuesday, May 15, 2012
at the Government Accountability Board offices, 212 East Washington Avenue, Third Floor in
Madison, Wisconsin beginning at 9:00 a.m.



4 17 12 Open Session Meeting Notice.pdf35.43 KB
4 17 12 Open Session Board Materials - ALL.pdf5.83 MB
4 17 12 Supplemental Open Session materials.pdf2.45 MB
Candidates Registered 5.8.12 Recall.PDF46.5 KB
4-12-12 Filing Letter and Verified Complaint - Levinson.pdf4.26 MB
RPW Response to Levinson Complaint 04-16-12.pdf970.95 KB