Recall EffortSee also: Wisconsin Senate recall elections, 2011
Harsdorf was subject to an active recall effort as part of the 2011 Wisconsin protests. On March 2, 2011, the "Committee to Recall Harsdorf" officially registered with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.
On May 3, 2011, teacher and educators' union official Shelly Moore announced she would run against Harsdorf in a possible recall election.
In late May 2011, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board verified petitions against Harsdorf, overruling her challenges. The date for the recall election was set for August 9, 2011.
Harsdorf easily defeated the Democratic challenger, Shelly Moore, fifty-eight percent to forty-two percent in the recall election - greater than her margin of victory in the previous election.
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