Weather Alerts 12 View »

Recall signatures against Gov. Walker won't be posted online Monday

Recall signatures against Gov. Walker won't be posted online Monday

By Todd Hicks. CREATED Jan 30, 2012

MADISON- Thousands of pages of recall petitions will not be posted online Monday night.

Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board says so far it's scanned and posted recall petitions for four Republican Senators, but will delay the posting of the Walker petitions while privacy concerns are worked out.

People like Kathryn Satewicz, who signed the petition says she's worried about possible harassment. The Madison woman says, "during the recall someone did look up people's names and addresses and saw their names on screens and he was harassing them with phone calls."

A spokesman for the ACLU acknowledges the documents are public, but finding a specific name is nearly impossible because of the lack of a search able data base.

A feature the GAB has no plans to include.  A spokesman for Wisconsin's Republican Party says posting the names on line is just part of the transparent process that has taken place in past. T

The GAB issued a statement late Monday night saying it's not sure when the Walker petitions will be posted.


Todd Hicks

Todd Hicks

Email Twitter
Todd Hicks joined TODAY'S TMJ4 after working at WGBA in Green Bay, where he was an anchor and reporter for the NBC affiliate.