The fight between public sector unions and fiscal sanity comes to a head tonight as the union-led recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is voted upon by the public.
Early exit polls favored the sitting governor, but only narrowlyand we’ll update this post as results come in.
We’ll also be posting results for the other recall races. CDN Calling Scott Walker, Rebecca Kleefisch the winners in the recall election at 9:48pm
Live Updates Results (98% precincts reporting): Refresh Your Browser to See Updates
Gov. Scott Walker(R): 53%
Mayor Tom Barrett(D): 46%
Rebecca Kleefisch(R): 53%
Mahlon Mitchell(D): 47%
Scott Fitzgerald (R): 58%
Lori Compas(D): 41%
Seat 21 (28% reporting)
Van Wanggaard(R): 55%
John Lehman(D): 45%
Terry Moulton(R): 57%
Kristen Dexter(D): 43%
Jerry Petrowski(R): 61%
Donna Seidel(D): 39%
Live Blog (All Times Eastern):
11:22 We’ve corrected our post, apparently an unofficial source gave us bad numbers for district 29 – Wanggaard is up substantially 62-38% over Lehman
10:26 with 36 wards reporting Wanggaard up 8,235 to 5,502
10:22pm CNN calls it for Walker in a “narrow” victory
10:20 Results for district 21 still coming in VERY sloooowly…
10:05pm First results for district 21 coming in – Wanggaard up with 14 wards reporting
9:59pm Fox News calls it for Walker and Kleefisch
9:55pm ABC calls if for Walker
9:50pm CDN is calling State Senate seats 13, 23, and 29 for Republicans. Results for Seat 21 are coming slowly (20% of precincts reporting).
9:48pm CDN is calling the Governor and Lt. Governor’s races for Scott Walker and Rebecca Kleefisch (19% of precincts reporting).
9:30pm Results are very positive for both Kleefisch and Walker and getting better. May not be as close as we thought. Difficult to find results on the Senate races, but we’re working on it.
9:15pm First results coming in – Walker starts out strong Kleefisch hurting, but it’s early
9:01pm: Ending exit polls show Barrett Ahead with college aged students, while Walker holds larger lead with Catholics.
9:00pm: Polls Closed – waiting for results.