David VanderLeest, GOP candidate facing Sen. Dave Hansen in recall election, dismisses legal problems
Republican candidate calls for focus on issues, not his past

Green Bay Press Gazette 
July 8, 2011
 
“The Republican recall candidate hoping to oust state Sen. Dave Hansen from office has a history of legal and financial troubles, including nearly $25,000 in unpaid property taxes and arrests for domestic abuse.”

“Police and court records show David VanderLeest, 34, of Green Bay has been arrested on at least four occasions dating back to 2006, mostly for offenses that include disagreements with his ex-wife, Rachel Gerritsen, 42.”

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