First recall effort launched against Walker, triggering unlimited fundraising
By Jason Stein and Lee Bergquist of the Journal Sentinel
Updated: Nov. 4, 2011 5:12 p.m.

Madison – A committee to recall Gov. Scott Walker officially registered with state elections officials Friday but the effort was filed by a man who had made modest donations to Walker and the Republican Party.

The filing triggers a quirk in state law that could prove a powerful advantage for Walker – unlimited fundraising for certain spending.

The state Government Accountability Board said the request was filed Friday afternoon, the first possible date of the recall. To succeed in forcing a recall election of the Republican governor, organizers must gather 540,000 signatures in 60 days.

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