Governor-elect Tony Evers says he’ll “take any steps possible” to prevent the Republican-controlled legislature from taking authority away from his administration.
Lawmakers are holding a lame-duck session. One of the proposed bills could move the date of the state’s presidential primary from April to March. The later date could help conservative state Supreme Court justice Daniel Kelly in the election.
Evers says giving an advantage to a politician isn’t a good reason to move the date. He says more importantly, clerks are saying they don’t want it.
The session gives Governor Walker a chance to make changes before he leaves office next month.