[Justice David] Prosser's bid for re-election was nearly undermined when opponents of a controversial Republican bill to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights painted him as a partisan hack. — Steven Elbow, (Madison) Capital TimesNo, Prosser painted himself as a partisan hack. And Prosser never did categorically disavow those remarks, instead putting them down to his campaign manager's having "too much Waukesha County in him."
Turns out Prosser had barely enough (0.46%) Waukesha County in him.
Here's a very good piece on the court, by the way.