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Gov. Scott Walker Recall Revisited: Breaking Down the Vote

Use Patch's interactive tool to get detailed results on how area communities voted in the recall election.


How did area municipalities vote in the June 5 recall election between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democrat Tom Barrett?

Here's a breakdown of votes you won't find anywhere else — a look at who carried each of the 89 municipalities in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee and Racine counties.

Use our interactive tool to search for detailed results for the entire metro area or just your hometown.

Terry June 15, 2012 at 05:53 AM
Shorewood is an exercise in self loathing. That's where all the wealthy "guilty" folk live.
Lyle Ruble June 15, 2012 at 10:54 AM
@AWD....Don't worry, we'll stay in our Progressive ghetto. Does your "Turner Diaries" tell you to move?
Alfred June 15, 2012 at 01:16 PM
We would like your kind to move to Illinois Lyle, or maybe Cuba, you will be much happier.
George Mitchell June 15, 2012 at 01:18 PM
To measure the sincerity of Shorewood residents, they should have a referendum on merging the school district with MPS.
3393 June 15, 2012 at 01:42 PM
Well said George and that's a truly fabulous idea.
Ray Ray Johnson June 15, 2012 at 01:43 PM
It just goes to prove that a substantial percentage of black folk would vote for ANYONE who runs democrat, whether it's an empty suit, such as Tom Barret, or a communist president with contempt for main street business owners. It's the constituancy of those sold on being downtrodden, not realizing that they are buying brand-name loyalty instead of the product itself.
Bill Krzyzanek June 15, 2012 at 03:29 PM
Well put. I spent 4 of the last days before the election including election day travelling around the northside of milwaukee (my hometown) with a 4'x 8' Walker sign on the side of my van. I engaged a few residents that were willing to talk and they couldn't give me a reason for why they vote democrat or why the would vote for Barrett. I was asked more than once if I was a business owner. (I must be rich to want Walker) What prompted my bold rides thru the inner city was seeing two white guys in a Kia minivan planting Barrett signs on nearly every lawn on Sherman Blvd. This was followed by VOTE WALKER OUT signs the next week.
Tom K. June 15, 2012 at 07:02 PM
Why are there two different scales on the map? For deep red, Walker needed to get 70% or more, but for Barrett to get deep blue, only 65% was required. It also looks like one step in the scale was left out for Walker.
Dick at SCORE June 16, 2012 at 04:53 PM
It's easy, Tom K., they even have to cheat to get a decent-looking defeat.
aaaaaa June 18, 2012 at 01:29 PM
I think that is strange, too.....
StaynConnected June 18, 2012 at 09:19 PM
Nicely done, PATCH! Thanks for providing this information. I was out of town for the election (but voted before we left), and missed a lot of the details. It's interesting to see how folks voted on a community-by-community basis. Some of the differences are also kind of amazing.
Dick at SCORE June 19, 2012 at 03:25 AM
Ditto, StaynConnected. I was also OOT, but voted early, and the dead tree coverage was pretty slim. Patch filled in some valuable and interesting detail.

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