Democrats are scheduled to take control of the Wisconsin state Senate on Tuesday. John Lehman of Racine was sworn in Monday following his victory in a June recall over Republican incumbent Van Wanggaard.
The Wisconsin state Senate will meet on Tuesday to transition from Republican to Democratic control.
Wisconsin election officials say Democrats have turned in enough valid signatures to force four Republican state senators into recall elections.
Four Republican Wisconsin state senators targeted by recall efforts will fail to successfully challenge enough petition signatures to stave off elections, a Democrat organizing efforts to replace them predicted Friday.