Business has one less *major* reason to flee Wisconsin


On the other hand, the Wisconsin (L&Ses) just voted to remove the head of the state elections administration. In Shiny-land, it doesn’t matter how people vote. Only who counts the votes matters.


Now I’m starting to look at again…

Wisconsin is north… :grin:


News from Connecticut:

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim claimed victory over his Democratic challenger John Gomes in an election that came down to several thousand absentee ballots that were counted late Tuesday night.

But Gomes refused to concede, arguing that the election was “stolen” by Ganim, who was endorsed by the city’s Democratic party. “There will be tangible evidence that this election was sabotaged and was stolen again,” Gomes told his supporters…

The initial election results showed Ganim was trailing Gomes, a former Bridgeport city employee who was fired by Ganim earlier this year, when it came to ballots that were cast in person on Tuesday. But after the absentee ballots were counted, Ganim claimed to have overcome that gap — the same way he did in 2019 in his primary victory over Sen. Marilyn Moore…

The Connecticut Post published a story in early August about the State Elections Enforcement Commission recommending criminal charges against three people who were associated with Ganim’s reelection campaign in 2019 due to their handling of absentee ballots during that election.



Wow, twisted story. I wonder why the state did not pursue charges. Especially considering this nugget further down in the link:

A victory in the Democratic primary would likely position Ganim, who previously served a federal prison sentence after being convicted on public corruption charges, to serve another four years in office, since there are more than nine times the number of Democrats in Bridgeport as there are Republicans.

Dude is a convicted felon - and for public corruption no less.

On March 19, 2003, Ganim was convicted of 16 federal counts: one count each of racketeering, extortion, racketeering conspiracy, and bribery; two counts of bribery conspiracy; eight counts of mail fraud, and two counts of filing a false tax return.[27][28] Ganim was acquitted on six other counts.[28] Ganim surrendered his law license upon conviction.[27] The charges arose from Ganim’s “role in a six-year scheme to shake down city contractors for more than $500,000 in cash, meals, clothing, wine and home renovations.”

And get this!..

In May 2015, Ganim officially entered the race for mayor, filing paperwork to challenge incumbent Democrat Bill Finch as mayor of Bridgeport.[43] Ganim won the endorsement of the Bridgeport police union.

He managed to persuade Edward Adams, a former FBI agent who helped convict Ganim on corruption charges, to support his campaign.


Who likes being reminded why too much control by one party is never a good thing.