On April 27th Mr. O'Malley submitted a request for an advisory opinion with the La Crosse Ethics Board regarding his actions in support of the La Crosse City Administrator referendum that failed on a vote April 4th. You can view his letter here. Below is a copy of his letter as well.
This is not the first time Mr. O'Malley actions have come into question in regards to violation the Hatch Act. See one of the most popular blog post LaCrosseWatchdog posted from 2011.
Information on filing a Hatch Act Complaint.
We also know that Mr. O'Malley was involved in leading multiple public forums in favor of hiring an administrator.