MADISON (WKOW) – State lawmakers of both parties agree that Wisconsin's recall law need to be updated, but they may have trouble compromising.
The recall law has been used 15 times in less than a year and there are signs that voters are losing patience.
Exit polls in the June 5 election found that 60 percent of voters think politicians should only face recalls for malfeasance or criminal activity. Republican state Rep. Robin Vos has authored a bill that would limit recalls to those circumstances.
Democrat Peter Barca, the Assembly's minority leader, said he's not convinced that limiting voters' rights would improve the law.
According to the Wisconsin State Journal, both parties do agree about changing the rule that allows recall targets to raise unlimited amounts of cash.
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