Scott Walker Survives Historic Wisconsin Recall

Scott Walker on Tuesday became the first governor in the country's history to survive a recall election that was a rematch of the 2010 race, when Walker beat Tom Barrett by nearly 6 percentage points. Turnout Tuesday was higher than it had been 19 months earlier, and Walker was leading by 7 percentage points with 96% of the vote counted.
June 6, 2012

Scott Walker on Tuesday became the first governor in the country's history to survive a recall election that was a rematch of the 2010 race, when Walker beat Tom Barrett by nearly 6 percentage points. Turnout Tuesday was higher than it had been 19 months earlier, and Walker was leading by 7 percentage points with 96% of the vote counted.

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