2011 Wisconsin Protests FORWARD to Recall Elections
Get out the vote, Wisconsin! Recall them all on August 9th!
Anti-Union Law Fuels Massive Turnout for Historic Wisconsin Recall (VIDEO BY SAM MAYFIELD)
Recall Elections About More Than Just Senate Power
Wisconsin union thugs destroy recall petition for Dem Fleebagger
Recall elections for nine Wisconsin state senators were held during the summer of 2011; one was held on July 19, and six on August 9, with two more held on August 16. Voters attempted to put 16 state senators up for recall, eight Democrats and eight Republicans, because of the budget bill proposed by Governor Scott Walker and circumstances surrounding it. Republicans targeted Democrats for leaving the state for three weeks to prevent the bill from receiving a vote, while Democrats targeted Republicans for voting to significantly limit public employee collective bargaining. Scholars could cite only three times in American history when more than one state legislator has been recalled at roughly the same time over the same issue.