MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- The final results for voter turnout during Wisconsin's historic recall election show nearly 58 percent of voting age adults cast their ballots.
That is the highest turnout in more than 60 years for a non-presidential election, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. In certain parts of the state, turnout was much higher and it approached presidential levels in a few communities. A total of 2,516,065 people voted on June 5. Governor Walker won with 53.08 percent of the vote and his Democratic challenger Tom Barrett got 46.28 percent, according to an official tally released Wednesday.
The Government Accountability Board had predicted that up to 65 percent of eligible voters would go to the polls.
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