State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.
One of the better moments in the just completed general legislative session was the failure of election overhaul legislation to move forward. Critics of the legislation including myself saw the dramatic changes for what they were: a blatant attempt to pave the way for voter fraud.
The effort to encourage cheating may have died in
John Fund of the Wall Street Journal follows and covers election issues extensively and writes in an opinion piece, “Congress may rush to pass ill-conceived legislation this year that would only sow confusion and increase the potential for chaos on a national level.”
Who is leading the charge in the nation’s capital? Fund writes, “Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold, a Democrat, has introduced federal legislation to mandate same-day registration in every state, claiming the system has worked well in his state.”
Has same-day registration worked well here? Fund contends real evidence of voter fraud materialized in
“In 2004, John Kerry won
Much of the problem resulted from
Senator Feingold is not alone. Fund reports, “Sen. Chuck Schumer of
I concur with Fund that elections need to balance ease with integrity. You can read his opinion piece here.