Wisconsin Election Results 2012
Updates on the 2012 federal and state elections will be posted here throughout the day on Tuesday. You can also connect with us on Twitter at #PatchElections and in our live blog.
Heading into Tuesday's presidential election, Democratic insiders were feeling a bit more confident about their party's chances than their Republican counterparts, according to the results of Patch's final "Blue Wisconsin" and "Red Wisconsin" surveys.
The surveys of party activists, elected officials and bloggers and other "influencers" showed 95 percent of the Democrats believe that President Barack Obama will carry Wisconsin and 92 percent say he will win the national popular vote.
Among Republicans insiders, 70 percent said GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will win Wisconsin, and 88 percent said he will take the national vote.
2012 ELECTION RESULTS
All results shown here are statewide totals. Winners appear in bold.
LAST UPDATE: 1:24 p.m. Wednesday
|Race||Pct. reporting||Democratic Candidates||Results||Republican Candidates||Results|
|U.S. Senate||99 %||Tammy Baldwin||1,537,138||Tommy Thompson||1,372,485|
|1st Congressional District
||100 %||Rob Zerban||157,721||Paul Ryan (I)
|2nd Congressional District||100 %||Mark Pocan
|3rd Congressional District||100 %||Ron Kind (I)
|4th Congressional District
||98 %||Gwen Moore (I)||228,534
|5th Congressional District
||100 %||Dave Heaster
||Jim Sensenbrenner (I)
|6th Congressional District||100 %||Joe Kallas||136,146
||Tom Petri (I)||223,514|
|7th Congressional District||100 %||Pat Kreitlow||158,032
||Sean Duffy (I)||202,173|
|8th Congressional District||100 %||Jamie Wall||156,371||Reid Ribble (I)
Source: FOX6 News