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La Follette says Wisconsin's election system works so why change it

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Wisconsin hasn't had any problems with elections since the state Elections Board was established, so changing the current system isn't very realistic.

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That's how Doug La Follette responds to his primary competitor Scot Ross' idea that election oversight should return to the office of the Wisconsin Secretary of State.

"I think it's a real mixed issue," said La Follette. "Having the oversight of elections rest with an elected official gives elections a higher profile."

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