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Wisconsin governor will not challenge recall signatures
|Contributor||Homegrown Democrat |
|Last Edited||Homegrown Democrat Feb 27, 2012 04:16pm|
|Media||News Service - Reuters|
|News Date||Monday, February 27, 2012 07:55:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||(Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will not challenge any of the more than one million signatures gathered by opponents to force a vote to recall the controversial Republican, saying his campaign did not have enough time to review them. |
Walker faced a deadline Monday to file challenges after a Dane County judge granted him a 20-day extension beyond the 10 days allotted under state law. Walker also sought an additional two weeks but was turned down.
"We faced an impossible timeline," Walker spokeswoman Ciara Matthews told wispolitics.com.