Wisconsin Elections Commission to make decision on complaints filed against potential candidates

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MADISON, Wis. (WEAU)-- On Monday, the Wisconsin Elections Commission will make their final decision on complaints against signatures supporting candidates for the November ballot.

There were eleven complaints filed this year, according to the commission. Among them, the Republican Party of Wisconsin filed a complaint against Democratic candidate for governor, Dana Wachs.

The party claims Wach's party submitted a low number of signatures that weren't properly reviewed. Wach's campaign calls the complaint a "cheap shot."

Election Commissions staff can strike certain signatures based on their reading of the law, which can potentially push a candidate off the ballot if they no longer have enough signatures.

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