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Dems look to sweep Wisconsin state races


November 8, 2018


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MADISON, Wis. — It took until 1:24 a.m. Wednesday for the Associated Press to call the race, but Democrat Tony Evers will be the next governor of Wisconsin, defeating Republican incumbent Scott Walker’s bid for a third term in office in Tuesday’s election.

In a race that initially appeared to be headed for a recount, Evers received 1,324,648 votes to Walker’s 1,293,799. In Iron County, it was Walker who came out ahead; getting 1,788 votes to Evers’ 1,264 votes. Libertarian Phillip Anderson received 7 votes in the county, Wisconsin Gre...

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