Kapanke Guilty of Public Records Violations
for Kapanke’s illegal activities
“Today’s admission proves, without a doubt, that Dan Kapanke broke the law – and the public’s trust,” said Mike Tate, Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. “Kapanke concealed and destroyed public records to hide his illegal activities.”
Subsequent court proceedings and subpoena filings revealed campaigning by state employees on state time with taxpayer resources, including documents and emails from the campaign events and dozens of phone calls from the Kapanke campaign. Testimony confirmed that Kapanke and his staff used personal email accounts to further conceal their illegal activities from the public eye, and that countless other documents had already been destroyed.
The admission of guilt comes at a hefty price to
“The taxpayers of