Walker wins recall election; wins big in the state and St. Croix County
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has survived the recall challenge, defeated challenger Tom Barrett, a Democrat.
As of late Tuesday night, Walker had been declared the winner by all major news outlets and held a commanding lead over Barrett. With 2,997 of 3424 state precincts reporting (88 percent), Walker had 1,130,742 votes to Barrett's 942,431.