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6th Congressional District -- Green Lake County Canvass

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Here are Green Lake County's official canvass numbers, compared to the Associated Press' unofficial Election Night report.  AP does not report write-ins on Election Night.

6th Congressional District -- Fond du Lac County Canvass

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Here are Fond du Lac County's official canvass numbers, compared to the Associated Press' unofficial Election Night report.  AP does not report write-ins on Election Night.

2014 Partisan Primary Recounts Possible

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The Government Accountability Board is anticipating three possible recounts following the Aug. 12, 2014 Partisan Primary:

  • 6th Congressional District
  • 17th Senate District
  • 87th Assembly District.

Candidates must wait until the final county canvass is completed before requesting a recount.  For more information about the recount process and timelines, click here.

Racine and Kenosha update

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Apologies for any earlier confusion. Ballot shortages were reported in cities of Racine and Kenosha, not the counties.

We understand the Racine city clerk and the mayor are out delivering ballots.

Where to get election results

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In Wisconsin, unofficial Election Night results are gathered and published by the Associated Press, which gathers returns from all 72 counties and provides unofficial results to its members. Some television stations in Wisconsin that are not AP members are also collecting election results.

Wisconsin county clerks do not report their official results to the Government Accountability Board until after they have completed their county board of canvassers. The deadline for them to report results is Tuesday, November 20.

Voting heavy in Kenosha and Racine

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6 p.m. -- G.A.B. is receiving reports of heavy voting in Southeast Wisconsin with some polling places in Racine and Kenosha being close to running out of ballots. We have been advised that Racine is currently printing more ballots.


Update -- 5 p.m.

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We've been in a slower voting period this afternoon, but voting is expected to pick up again after people get off work and finish supper.

Some fact and figures about voting in Wisconsin:

Election update -- 3 p.m.

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Wisconsin voters continue going to the polls this afternoon, and so far we are not aware of any major issues.

We do not have any numbers on turnout -- just annecdotal reports that turnout continues to be heavy around the state.

We have seen some minor issues around the state of the kind that we would expect on a big Election Day -- some voting equipment issues that are being handled by municipal clerks.

Voting continues to be strong

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At 12:30 p.m. -- Voter turnout in Wisconsin continues to be strong today, despite the precipitation in some parts of the state. The G.A.B. is predicting an overall turnout of 70 percent of eligible voters (approximately 3 million votes).

Generally, voters and observers are being well-behaved at the polls, and we are not hearing of any major problems. While there have been a few isolated issues with voting equipment malfunctions (jammed ballots, etc.), they are being addressed.

Our staff continues to be busy assisting people who are calling in with questions about voting.

Voting off to good start in Wisconsin

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Voting got off to a good start in Wisconsin as polling places opened around the state at 7 a.m.

As of 9:45 a.m., the Government Accountability Board has not received reports of any major problems that would significantly impact voting. Phones are busy here at the G.A.B. with staff assisting voters on a variety of individual issues.

Check back for additional updates.

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