The 4-3 ruling comes as the state Supreme Court prepares to decide on how the state's next legislative and congressional district maps should be drawn.
The motion was filed just two days after a state Court of Appeals issued a stay against an earlier ruling barring the use of absentee ballot drop boxes in the state.
"I'm just having difficulty believing that Mr. Gableman did nothing for three months and received payment," the judge said.
The Court of Appeals said in court filings the lower court's ruling creates the "potential for voter confusion and uncertainty" in the Feb. 15 primary.
The conservative-dominated Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions, adding another blockbuster case to this term.
Dane County Circuit Court Judge Frank Remington also recommended that Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Gableman get their contract in order after their lawyers could not recall whether it was signed by both parties.
The organizations also seek a stay on Judge Michael Bohren's ruling to allow absentee ballot drop boxes to be used until after the April 5 spring election.
The Sierra Club says fixed charges -- the minimum monthly fee every customer pays to have an account -- included in rates authorized in November, are illegal and discriminatory.
In a 4-3 decision last year, the court sided with Republicans' request that the next maps deviate as little as possible from the current GOP-drawn maps.
The lawsuit, centered on whether non-elected agencies and bureaucrats could create public health orders, could affect whether executive agencies could create rules statewide.
Judge William Conley’s ruling throws the fate of the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line into question just months after utilities began construction on the $492 million project.
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Many municipalities, including Madison, used ballot drop boxes in 2020 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Thursday's ruling means such boxes will not be allowed in the the February 15 spring primary.
Cardi B appeared in court to testify in her libel case against YouTuber Tasha.
Prince Andrew's military affiliations and royal patronages have been returned to Queen Elizabeth II with her "approval and agreement," Buckingham Palace has announced.
Evan Rachel Wood will speak out on surviving domestic abuse in the two-part documentary, 'Phoenix Rising'.
A sex assault lawsuit against Prince Andrew can proceed, a U.S. judge has ruled. An American woman says Andrew sexually abused her when she was 17.
The case stems from one of three ongoing lawsuits filed by American Oversight over public records requests the organization filed last year. Attorneys for American Oversight have asked that Vos be held in contempt for not releasing the records sooner.
The state's high court last year decided 4-3 to follow Republicans’ request for a “least-change” approach to creating new maps.
Sixteen U.S. universities are being sued by five former students over alleged antitrust violations involving how financial aid was determined.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos wants the investigation he ordered into the 2020 election to conclude by the end of the month, even as legal fights over subpoenas issued to mayors and the state's top elections official remain unresolved.
The case is one of three ongoing lawsuits brought by liberal watchdog group American Oversight following requests for records filed last year pertaining to Gableman's review.