Primary Results By The Numbers
Wisconsin Governor Recall Republican Primary
>Scott Walker (Inc.) 571,421 97%
Arthur Kohl-Riggs 18,011 3%
Wisconsin Governor Recall Democratic Primary
>Tom Barrett 338,418 57%
Kathleen Falk 204,776 35%
Kathleen Vinehout 24,071 4%
Doug La Follette 17,664 3%
Gladys Huber 4,355 1%
Wisconsin Lt. Governor Democratic Primary
>Mahlon Mitchell 346,806 52%
Isaac Weix 176,657 26%
Ira Robbins 145,845 22%
State Senate - District 13 Recall Democratic Primary
>Lori Compas21,246 72%
Gary Ellerman8,212 28%
State Senate - District 23 Recall Democratic Primary
>Kristen Dexter 14,195 64%
James Engel 8,144 36%
State Senate - District 29 Recall Democratic Primary
>Donna Seidel 17,920 64%
Jim Buckley 9,992 36%
Two Hurt in Three-Car Winona County Crash
An early-morning collision in Winona County leads to hospital trips for two people...
They were in a westbound car on Highway 14 that was hit by an oncoming car crossing the center line. That other car was struck from behind while turning onto 14. Two people from Winona County were in the car that crossed the highway, but they were not injured. The crash occurred around 7 o'clock this morning.
Barrett In The Rest Out
Preliminary results show Tom Barrett had 54 percent of the primary vote Tuesday as he goes on to face Governor Scott Walker in the June 5th recall election. Former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk was second with 37 percent. Secretary of State Doug La Follette got 3 percent followed by state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout with 4 percent. Vinehout says she's proud of the campaign she ran.
Meanwhile, Governor Scott Walker easily defeated former UW-L student, Arthur Kohl-Riggs, a Walker opponent running as a Republican.
Obama To Stand With Barrett
(AP) A spokesman for President Barack Obama says the president is proud to stand with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett as he prepares to face Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election. Obama for America Wisconsin state director Tripp Wellde issued a statement Tuesday after Barrett won the Democratic primary. Wellde says, ``President Obama is proud to stand with Tom Barrett and the hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin families who are coming together to move Wisconsin forward.'' The recall election is June 5.
PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS
(AP) Former state Rep. Kristin Dexter has defeated fake Democrat James Engel in a state Senate recall primary. Preliminary results from Tuesday's elections show Dexter, an Eau Claire Democrat, with 63 percent of the vote. Engel, of Fall Creek, had 37 percent. Dexter advances to face Republican Sen. Terry Moulton of Chippewa Falls in a June 5 general recall election.
(AP) State Rep. Donna Seidel has defeated fake Democrat Jim Buckley in a Wisconsin Senate recall primary. Preliminary results from Tuesday's elections showed Seidel, a Wausau Democrat, with 63 percent of the vote. Buckley, of Antigo, had 37 percent. Seidel advances to face Republican Rep. Jerry Petrowski in a June 5 general recall election. Incumbent Sen. Pam Galloway resigned after Democrats forced her into a recall, leaving her seat open.
(AP) Fort Atkinson photographer Lori Compas has defeated fake Democrat Gary Ellerman in a recall primary to earn a chance to face Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald next month. Preliminary results from Tuesday's election show Compas with 71 percent of the vote and Ellerman, of Lake Mills, with 29 percent.