Madison Politiscope: Fitzgerald campaign submits bizarre, inaccurate signature challenges
JACK CRAVER | The Capital Times | Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 5:45 am

Jack Craver joined The Capital Times as a political reporter in January 2012. As a UW-Madison student, he founded a local political blog, The Sconz, which became a popular source of news and commentary on campus, city and state issues. Madison Politiscope offers updates and insight into the world of politics, from the local level to state government. Follow his

Is it too much to ask a citizen to legibly fill out his name and address? A glimpse of the petitions submitted to recall Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, suggests that it might be.

However, the poor penmanship and geographic ignorance that seems to afflict many in the 13th Senate District is not quite as surprising as the sloppiness and apparent ineptitude that define the Fitzgerald campaign’s petition challenges.

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