Election Clerks Expect Close Scrutiny In Recalls

8/8/11 – Election clerks in are expecting a lot of scrutiny in the State Senate recall elections. Fond du Lac County Clerk Lisa Freiberg says she’s spoken to people who’ve gotten calls asking them about serving as an observer at the polls. Fond du Lac City Clerk Sue Strands says they’ve instructed election workers about all of those who will be around the polls to observe or do exit polling. Freiberg says as long as those observers don’t interfere in the election process they are welcome to watch.