A former Wisconsin Supreme Court judge who oversees election reviews says honesty concerns justify a “very thorough investigation.”


Former Wisconsin Supreme Court judge Michael Gableman will speak for President Donald Trump at the American Serve Hall on West Oklahoma Avenue in Milwaukee at a rally on November 7, 2020.

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court judge Michael Gableman will speak for President Donald Trump at the American Serve Hall on West Oklahoma Avenue in Milwaukee at a rally on November 7, 2020.

Milwaukee-A former judge of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, who was tasked with leading the review of the 2020 presidential election, is concerned enough to justify a “very thorough investigation” of election integrity. Said.

Michael Gableman, Person hired by Parliamentary Speaker Robin Foss As a special counsel in charge of the investigation, I commented in an interview broadcast on Sunday on “UPFRONT” on WISN-TV. This is one of the first times Gableman has spoken publicly about a review.

Gableman attended a Trump support rally in Milwaukee’s Selvehall last November, saying the stolen elections were “systematically unjustified.”

He defended his comment, claiming he did not actually say that the election was stolen.

“Whether that happened here is a matter of great consideration,” he said.

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Vos Said The purpose of the investigation is not to overturn the election results. When asked if he agreed, Gableman said, “absolutely.”

Gableman said he would like to investigate certain concerns in order to build voter confidence in the election process.

“My mission is to do whatever I can to make people convinced that their vote is important,” he said.

“Maybe not,” Gableman said in response to a question as to whether the review included a “forensic audit” of election facilities.

He said there was no clear definition like a court audit. Controversial things in Arizona,will become necessary.

“We do it step by step, in a logical way, and on the basis of evidence,” he said.

Rep. Janel Brand of R-Menomonee Falls called for a “cyber forensic examination” on a ballot led by the Parliamentary Election Commission. Vos states that Brandtjen is “incorrectly informed” About ongoing reviews and what has already been done in court.

Wisconsin Parliamentarian Janel Brandgen, Central, Former Missouri Governor Eric Greatens, Second from Left, Wisconsin Parliamentarian Dave Murphy, Left, Marikopa County Vote from 2020 Presidential Elections Hired Arizona Senator at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Wisconsin, June 12, 2021, seeing it examined and recounted by a contractor.

Wisconsin Parliamentarian Janel Brandgen, Central, Former Missouri Governor Eric Greatens, Second from Left, Wisconsin Parliamentarian Dave Murphy, Left, Marikopa County Vote from 2020 Presidential Elections Hired Arizona Senator at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Wisconsin, June 12, 2021, seeing it examined and recounted by a contractor.

In addition to the reviews conducted by Gableman, the Independent Legislative Audit Office We also do reviews..

Gableman said his review focuses on three main issues.

He said to look up Grants received by five cities in Wisconsin Elections will be held from a non-profit organization funded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.

Conservative groups 3 proceedings failed It exceeds the private grants from the Center for Tech and Civic Life, but is expected to bring more proceedings.

Gableman also said there were legal concerns about the “guidance document” issued by the Wisconsin Election Commission to local clerk.

“There were many concerns that the Wisconsin Election Commission was actually the de facto ruler of our Wisconsin elections,” he said.

Gableman also said he would investigate how voting machines work. He said he would talk to the election authorities who use the machine.

“What I need to do is to find out very closely how exactly those machines work,” he said.

After auditing and recounting in 2016 and 2020, no significant issues were found in the Wisconsin voting machine.

Gableman said he was dissatisfied last month as politicians and voters gave him “one-sided advice” on how to conduct the investigation and issue “requests for immediate action.”

“What I’m trying to develop is a logical, step-by-step, responsible, and cautious way to carry out my mission,” he said.

“I’m sure this isn’t a partisan issue. From now on, everyone should be interested in ensuring that our voting and voting system is transparent and honest,” he said. ..

On Friday, Vos confirmed Two former police detectives hired to assist Gableman’s investigation have resigned. He said both of them quit because they were hired to work part-time, but they said it required full-time efforts.

Voss told The Associated Press that he had empowered the Associated Press to hire as many people as needed for Gableman.

Voss said plans were underway for some time to expand the investigation he ordered after Gableman came to him, and a stronger effort with investigators to work on it full-time. Said it was necessary. He didn’t set a budget, but Vos said it was reasonable to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on it.

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This article was originally published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin election investigators say integrity concerns justify the review