Ah those tricky Wisconsin Republicans! 6 fake Democrats force Wis. primaries in recalls targeting incumbent GOP seats over unions law MADISON, Wis. - The first recall elections targeting nine Wisconsin state senators for their positions on Republican Gov. Scott Walker's divisive union rights restrictions pitted six fake Democrats on Tuesday against Democratic incumbents supported by the party. The winners will advance to take on incumbent Republicans targeted for recall on Aug. 9. The state Republican Party orchestrated the placement of the fake Democrats on Tuesday's ballot, thereby delaying the general election for a month. That gave the Republican incumbents more time to campaign and distance themselves from the turmoil over the union law that they voted to support in March, spurring the recall efforts 6 fake Democrats force Wis. primaries in recalls targeting incumbent GOP seats over unions law | StarTribune.com I wonder how much money that move will cost Wisconsin voters? I thought the Wisconsin GOP was all about saving tax payers money and cutting the state's deficit. I guess not!