WHAT.......... a recount when she and the referendums lost so decisively? Check this story for details on election results.
Wisconsin State Statute 9.01 details when and how one can request a recount. It looks like she followed the rules but just did not want to pay for costs as detailed in the law. Who thinks that way?
The news article notes, “She would not provide the amount the village estimated would be the cost,” Healy said. “She thought it was too high and didn’t pay it.”
With all the campaign costs of full color large campaign signs, colorful literature stuffed in mailboxes and other stuff no wonder she did not have the money. Had she been elected would she have supported spending your tax dollars efficiently?
In similar situations Jeff Gonyo has had people submit Open Record Requests just to consume the time of Richfield village staff. It makes me wonder.... was this another ploy to consume staff time? Revenge of a failed campaign? You decide.
I do not know how long it took to determine the cost of her recount but I do know it was not just a brief moment. Hours of your village staff was wasted and then she chose not to pay.
Oh I know all this is legal just like using my First Amendment Right of speech. If it quacks like a duck......