Christopher Chapp, a political scientist from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, looks at the Wisconsin recal election through an analysis of the stat's history on labor, religion and policy:

Governor Walker — a self-identified born-again Christian and the son of a Baptist minister — is no stranger to religious arguments in politics. Indeed, he sees a clear connection between the two, noting at his inaugural prayer breakfast, The great creator, no matter who you worship, is the one from which our freedoms are derived, not the government."