03/08/2012 12:14 pm ET

Scott Walker Recall: Wisconsin Republican Party Files Complaint Against Judge In Voter ID Case

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.

The complaint, filed with the state Judicial Commission, alleges that by signing the petition, "the judge seemingly made a public statement against the defendant and the voter ID law in question in the case, and thus removed his ability to appear in an impartial manner."

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