Recall Recount In Wisconsin Could Cost Taxpayers $7000

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 at 8:47 am

The recount in a Racine County recall race will likely cost taxpayers more than $7,000.

The recount was requested by the incumbentĀ  state Senator, Republican Van Wanggaard. He trails his Democratic challenger by 834 votes, or 1.2 percent of the nearly 72,000 votes cast.

The recall will begin today (Wednesday).

Wanggaard had to pay $685 for the recount. Taxpayers will have to pay for the rest of the recount.

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