This is stunning, on many levels, if it stands.
Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus just announced that she forgot to report votes from the City of Brookfield on election night, giving Justice David Prosser an additional 7,381 vote edge, ending any free recount possibilities, and giving Prosser the election.
The scenario, given the cast of characters, requires one to suspend disbelief to accept it as true.
Nickolaus, a highly partisan Republican who formerly worked in the Republican Assembly caucus, has been under fire for insisting on keeping voting records in her own personal computer rather than using a more sophisticated system most of the rest of Wisconsin uses.
Who brings us the news? Not a legitimate media outlet, but Christian Schneider, an operative of the right-wing Wisconsin Public Research Institute. The first "breaking ne