Walker easily carries both Muskego and New Berlin

June 6, 2012

Gov. Scott Walker took both Muskego and New Berlin on the way to his statewide win over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in Tuesday's recall election.

With an 83.6 percent turnout in New Berlin, Walker polled 70 percent to Barrett's 29 percent. With the results still unofficial, the vote totals were 16,128 for Walker and 6,722 for Barrett. Independent candidate Hari Trivedi and write-ins got less than 1 percent.

In Muskego, where the turnout was 86 percent, Walker captured 73 percent to Barrett's 27 percent. The unofficial vote totals were 10,023 for Walker and 3,652 for Barrett.

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