Immigration

Scott Gessler: 141 registered voters aren't citizens

Last Tuesday, Scott Gessler held a press conference to announce an $850,000 voter registration campaign -- the largest in the state's history. He said he hoped the effort would disprove some of his critics' accusations that Gessler, a Republican, has been trying to intimidate voters.

But days later, he sent out a press release giving new fuel to his naysayers: His office has identified 141 illegally registered voters, and in response, county clerks will be initiating "challenge procedures."

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Sam Levin
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