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A Dane County judge on Tuesday barred the enforcement of the state photo ID law at polling places during the general election on April 3, calling it an "extremely broad and largely needless" impairment of the right to vote.
After news broke of the court ruling that temporarily derailed Wisconsin's voter ID law, conservative activists began tweeting that Circuit Judge David Flanagan had signed a petition to recall Gov. Scott Walker, who is officially a defendant in the lawsuit Flanagan had ruled on.
The state Republican Party filed a complaint Wednesday against Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan, claiming that Flanagan should have told the parties involved in a lawsuit against the state voter ID law that he had signed a petition to recall Gov. Scott Walker.