VanderLeest: My 34% Vote ‘Shows How Well My Message Was Received’ | Talking Points Memo

Republican candidate David VanderLeest, who lost Tuesday’s recall election for the Wisconsin state Senate against Democratic incumbent Dave Hansen, doesn’t think his nearly two-to-one result was all that bad — considering how he had almost no money against the well-financed Hansen. And he also wishes the state GOP, who effectively dropped him due to his financial and legal problems, could have helped him out a bit.

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