A “D.C.-based special interest group” headed by Obama’s former Attorney General, Eric Holder, is suing the governor of Wisconsin for leaving open a state senate and state assembly seat until elections this fall. The positions were vacated when the elected officials joined the Walker administration in late 2017. National Democratic Redistricting Committee has complained that it is unfair to the voters of the districts to lack representation until regular elections.
Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) says that to hold special elections for the few months remaining would “force Wisconsin taxpayers to waste money.” Note that even if democrats won either or both seats, Republicans hold safe majorities in both houses . More
So, which is worse? Wasting money to hold unnecessary special elections or wasting money on a frivolous lawsuit?