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Republican false presidential elector running to lead Wisconsin Election Commission

Bob Spindell attempted to cast Electoral College ballots for Trump, even though he lost

Wisconsin state capitol building
Wisconsin state Capitol building. Bill Martens/WPR

One of the 10 Republicans who attempted to cast Electoral College ballots for former President Donald Trump even though he lost Wisconsin is running to become chair of the state Elections Commission where he currently serves as a member.

Bob Spindell has been an outspoken member of the bipartisan commission and supporter of the investigation into the 2020 election being led by a former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice.

Spindell said Monday he is the most qualified to help the image of the commission as chair.

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Under state law, the next chair must be a Republican. The commission scheduled a Wednesday vote.