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Falk is running for [[Wisconsin Governor]] in the recall election against incumbent Gov. [[Scott Walker]]. Recall petitions were turned in on January 17, 2012 and certified on March 30. Falk declared her candidacy on January 18.<ref>[http://www.thenorthwestern.com/article/20120118/OSH0101/120118044/Former-Dane-County-Executive-Kathleen-Falk-Democrat-announces-she-s-running-governor-Walker-says-he-s-ready ''The Northwestern,'' "Former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, a Democrat, announces she's running for governor; Walker says he's ready," January 18, 2012]</ref> Milwaukee Mayor [[Tom Barrett]], State Sen. [[Kathleen Vinehout]] and Secretary of State [[Douglas La Follette]] are also seeking the Democratic nomination in the race. [[Hariprasad "Hari" Trivedi]] is running as an independent. The primary will take place on May 8 with the general election on June 5. If a primary is not necessary, May 8 becomes the general election.<ref>[http://wtaq.com/news/articles/2012/mar/30/recall-elections-officially-ordered-against-gov-walker-5-other-gop-lawmakers/ ''WTAQ,'' "Recall elections officially ordered against Gov. Walker, 5 other GOP lawmakers," March 30, 2012]</ref>
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Falk is running for [[Wisconsin Governor]] in the recall election against incumbent Gov. [[Scott Walker]]. Recall petitions were turned in on January 17, 2012 and certified on March 30. Falk declared her candidacy on January 18.<ref>[http://www.thenorthwestern.com/article/20120118/OSH0101/120118044/Former-Dane-County-Executive-Kathleen-Falk-Democrat-announces-she-s-running-governor-Walker-says-he-s-ready ''The Northwestern,'' "Former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, a Democrat, announces she's running for governor; Walker says he's ready," January 18, 2012]</ref> Milwaukee Mayor [[Tom Barrett]], State Sen. [[Kathleen Vinehout]] and Secretary of State [[Douglas La Follette]] are also seeking the Democratic nomination in the race. [[Gladys Huber]] entered the race as a Democrat, but is actually a Republican. She is running as a protest candidate in order to ensure a Democratic primary.<ref>[http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/elections/gop-s-fake-democrats-for-recall-primaries-named/article_ad422d84-7e93-11e1-a07b-001a4bcf887a.html ''Wisconsin State Journal,'' "GOP's fake Democrats for recall primaries named," April 5, 2012]</ref> [[Hariprasad "Hari" Trivedi]] is running as an independent.  
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The primary will take place on May 8 with the general election on June 5. If a primary is not necessary, May 8 becomes the general election.<ref>[http://wtaq.com/news/articles/2012/mar/30/recall-elections-officially-ordered-against-gov-walker-5-other-gop-lawmakers/ ''WTAQ,'' "Recall elections officially ordered against Gov. Walker, 5 other GOP lawmakers," March 30, 2012]</ref>
  
 
If elected, Falk said she would overturn the state's new voter ID law because it discourages voters. She also said she would increase transparency.<ref>[http://www.postcrescent.com/article/20120306/APC010401/120306099/Wisconsin-Democrat-Kathleen-Falk-overturn-voter-ID-law-recall-Governor-Scott-Walker-election?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE ''Post Crescent,'' "Wisconsin Democrat Kathleen Falk wants to overturn state's voter ID law," March 6, 2012]</ref>
 
If elected, Falk said she would overturn the state's new voter ID law because it discourages voters. She also said she would increase transparency.<ref>[http://www.postcrescent.com/article/20120306/APC010401/120306099/Wisconsin-Democrat-Kathleen-Falk-overturn-voter-ID-law-recall-Governor-Scott-Walker-election?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE ''Post Crescent,'' "Wisconsin Democrat Kathleen Falk wants to overturn state's voter ID law," March 6, 2012]</ref>

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Kathleen Falk
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Candidate for
Governor of Wisconsin
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Dane County Executive
April 1997 – April 2011
Education
Bachelor'sStanford University (1973)
J.D.University Of Wisconsin Law School (1976)
Personal
Place of birthMilwaukee, Wisconsin
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
Kathleen Falk is a Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Governor in the recall election against incumbent Gov. Scott Walker.

Elections

2012

See also: Scott Walker recall, Wisconsin (2012)

Kathleen Falk for Governor campaign video

Falk is running for Wisconsin Governor in the recall election against incumbent Gov. Scott Walker. Recall petitions were turned in on January 17, 2012 and certified on March 30. Falk declared her candidacy on January 18.[1] Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout and Secretary of State Douglas La Follette are also seeking the Democratic nomination in the race. Gladys Huber entered the race as a Democrat, but is actually a Republican. She is running as a protest candidate in order to ensure a Democratic primary.[2] Hariprasad "Hari" Trivedi is running as an independent.

The primary will take place on May 8 with the general election on June 5. If a primary is not necessary, May 8 becomes the general election.[3]

If elected, Falk said she would overturn the state's new voter ID law because it discourages voters. She also said she would increase transparency.[4]

Endorsements

See also

External links

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