Turnout exceeds 55 percent in Wisconsin recall

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Turnout for the historic Wisconsin recall election will be more than 55 percent.

More than 2.4 million people cast ballots Tuesday, which would be about 56 percent of eligible voters statewide. Republican Gov. Scott Walker defeated Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in a race that was watched throughout the country.

The Government Accountability Board had predicted that up to 65 percent of eligible voters would go to the polls.


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