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Dem Files for Recount in Wis. High Court Race

JoAnne Kloppenburg seeks recount despite 7K vote margin

(Newser) - JoAnne Kloppenburg filed a request with Wisconsin election officials yesterday that asks for a full recount of all votes submitted in the April 5 state supreme court election. Kloppenburg was initially thought to have beaten the incumbent, David Prosser, by around 200 votes. Two days after the election, however, the... More »

GOP's Prosser Wins Disputed Wis. Race

7,316-vote victory within margin for Kloppenburg to demand recount

(Newser) - Wisconsin has certified GOP-backed David Prosser the victor by 7,316 votes in the disputed race for a 10-year term on the state's supreme court. Prosser immediately trumpeted that "the will of the electorate is clear with the last canvass now completed," reports the Journal-Sentinel, and called... More »

Vote Count Error Gives Walker Judge Huge Lead

It looks like David Prosser Will Defeat JoAnne Kloppenburg after all

(Newser) - Scott Walker foes, hold off on that celebration in Wisconsin. In a stunning turn of events that will no doubt leave Republicans gleeful and Democrats seething, GOP-backed David Prosser now looks like he's going to keep his seat on the state Supreme Court. Yesterday, his liberal-backed opponent, JoAnne Kloppenburg, declared... More »

Wisconsin Judge's Race Tilts to Democrats

Left sees result as referendum against Scott Walker, anti-union law

(Newser) - A Wisconsin judicial election widely seen as a referendum on Scott Walker's anti-union ways looks to be bad news for the governor. With all precincts counted, an assistant attorney general named JoAnne Kloppenburg—she's backed by liberals—holds a razor-thin lead of about 200 votes over sitting State Supreme Court... More »

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