Haas plans to leave Elections Commission within two months


Mike Haas says he decided to drop his claim to the Elections Commission administrator's job to spare the agency a distraction during an election year.
Haas said the ongoing dispute over whether he was properly re-appointed to the role ran the risk of allowing lawmakers to step in and pick someone for the job.
"I wanted to in the end make sure the commission had an opportunity to appoint its own administrator without getting into a legal dispute and make it clear that they had that opportunity," Haas told WisPolitics.com Tuesday.
Commission Chair Mark Thomsen praised Haas and said he will now s...

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