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(MADISON, Wisc.) — Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul on Thursday filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state’s nonpartisan elections chief, Meagan Wolfe, whom the state Senate has just voted along party lines to fire.

Kaul argued that the 22-11 vote in the Republican-led chamber has “no legal effect” and that Wolfe “is lawfully holding over” in her position as Wisconsin’s elections commission administrator.

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