It is election day in Wisconsin — the historic recall election is now underway. @Katelyn11 tweeted us this photo (half-hour wait at McKee Meriter Clinic) How long are the lines at your polling location?
Marquette Law School released its latest poll this afternoon. Governor Scott Walker leads Tom Barrett 50% to 44% among likely voters. The poll found 37% like what Walker has done as Governor; 38% don’t like what he’s done; 22% said they like what he’s done, not how he’s done it. We have the story posted at NBC15.com.
It is Election Day in Wisconsin: The Recall Primary. Here are voters in line at the Verona Public Library. Remember: polls close at 8pm tonight.
Happening Right Now: The GAB makes it official. Here is the alert from the Associated Press: MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin elections board orders historic recall election against GOP Gov. Scott Walker.
Our most-viewed story at NBC15.com today: an East side cafe owner says a rock wrapped in an anti-recall political message was thrown through the window of his business, nearly hitting a customer.
The effort to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is now underway. Organizers started circulating petitions at 12:01 a.m. this morning and they have just 60 days to get more than 540,000 signatures. Meanwhile, United Wisconsin says its website was the target of a cyber-attack. Click on headline for story.
Here are the results from yesterday’s Wisconsin Recall Elections.
6 Races: 4 GOP Senators keep their seats. 2 Democratic challengers unseat incumbents.
***State Senate District 2***
90 of 90 precincts - 100 percent
x-Robert Cowles, GOP (i) 27,543 - 60 percent
Nancy Nusbaum, Dem 18,039 - 40 percent
***State Senate District 8***
81 of 82 precincts - 99 percent
x-Alberta Darling, GOP (i) 39,471 - 54 percent
Sandra Pasch, Dem 34,096 - 46 percent
***State Senate District 10***
114 of 114 precincts - 100 percent
x-Sheila Harsdorf, GOP (i) 37,099 - 58 percent
Shelly Moore, Dem 27,250 - 42 percent
126 of 126 precincts - 100 percent
x-Luther Olsen, GOP (i) 26,554 - 52 percent
Fred Clark, Dem 24,365 - 48 percent
***State Senate District 18***
108 of 108 precincts - 100 percent
x-Jessica King, Dem 28,188 - 51 percent
Randy Hopper, GOP (i) 26,937 - 49 percent
***State Senate District 32***
119 of 119 precincts - 100 percent
x-Jennifer Shilling, Dem 33,192 - 55 percent
Dan Kapanke, GOP (i) 26,724 - 45 percent