Wisconsin: Governor Recall Election Will Cost $9 Million

Mon, Jan 9 2012 — Source: FDL Reporter

A recall election to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office could cost at least $9 million.

The state Government Accountability Board asked local clerks to estimate the costs of a possible recall election based on statewide elections in November 2010 and April 2011. All 72 county clerks reported back with a total estimate of $2.3 million. About 92 percent of municipal clerks responded with an estimate of $5.8 million. The GAB estimated its costs at $841,349.

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