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Bernier Won’t Seek Reelection

By John Forester | January 7, 2022

From WisPolitics.com …State Sen. Kathy Bernier, a former county clerk who has chided her GOP colleagues for spreading disinformation about the 2020 election, announced today she won’t seek reelection this fall.Bernier, who turns 66 in April, said in a statement she has been contemplating her decision for some time.Former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman called on her to resign following comments she made relating to the ongoing review he’s conducting of the 2020 election. Bernier, who served 13 years as the Chippewa County clerk and now chairs the Elections, Election Process and Ethics Committee, made clear she wasn’t pressured into her decision not to seek reelection.“I want to make it perfectly clear that no one has forced me out and politics has not played a role in my decision,” she said.See the release here.

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