Wisconsin Recall Election Results – August 16, 2011

(AP) — Bob Wirch, Dem, elected State Senate, District 22, Wisconsin.

Check back right after the polls close for election results as they are posted by the Wisconsin election officials.  Politisite updates every few minutes until winners are declared.

Six months of hugely contentious and massively expensive political warfare reaches its conclusion Tuesday, with the final elections of the 2011 state Senate recall saga. Check back after 8 p.m. for results.

MORE COVERAGE: Vote breakdown by county | Recalls at a glance | Election section

State Senate – District 12 – General
August 16, 2011 – 10:17PM CT
Wisconsin – 131 of 166 Precincts Reporting – 79%
Name Party Votes Vote %
Holperin , Jim (i) Dem 23,756 54%
Simac , Kim GOP 20,150 46%
State Senate – District 22 – General
August 16, 2011 – 10:13PM CT
Wisconsin – 100 of 100 Precincts Reporting – 100%
Name Party Votes Vote %
Wirch , Bob (i) Dem 25,541 58%
Steitz , Jonathan GOP 18,838 42%

Source JSOnline.

Where to find recall election results – JSOnline

Just a friendly reminder for our mobile and iPhone readers: Results for tonight’s recall elections will start rolling in to our results page shortly after polls close at 8 p.m. Check back often for updated results. We also have a voting breakdown by county here.  You can also check our “Recalls at a glance” page to get a general overview of how the recalls unfolded this summer.

We’ll have updates in NewsWatch as winners are declared. We’ll be tweeting updates via @NewsHub. And, as always, check JSOnline’s politics and election pages for ongoing coverage and analysis.

via Where to find recall election results – JSOnline.


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