Updated primary election resultsMilwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will face Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker in the general election race for Wisconsin governor following Tuesday's primary election.
By: Doug Stohlberg, Hudson Star-Observer
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will face Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker in the general election race for Wisconsin governor as a result of Tuesday's primary election.
Barrett, with 210,972 votes, easily defeated Tim John, 22,268 votes, in the Democractic gubernatorial primary.
On the Republican side, Walker received 360,053 votes to Mark Neumann's 237,9444, and 16,614 for Scott Paterick.
Republicans picked Rebecca Kleefisch to be their candidate for lieutenant governor. Kleefisch got 256,323 votes (47%) in a five-candidate field.
Former Assembly Minority Leader Tom Nelson of Kaukauna is the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor. Nelson received 107,029 votes (52%) to outdistance three other Democratic candidates for the office.
Locally, Matt Borup of Hudson defeated Ben Plunkett of River Falls to win the Democratic Party's nomination for the 30th District Assembly seat. Borup received 1,171 votes to Plunkett's 522.
Borup will face Republican Dean Knudson, mayor of Hudson, in the Nov. 2 election.
The unofficial results of statewide races, will all precincts reporting, follow.
*Declared as winner
*Scott Walker 360,053 (59%)
Mark W. Neumann 237,944 (39%)
Scott S. Paterick 16,614 (3%)
*Rebecca Kleefisch 256,323 (47%)
Brett Davis 139,211 (25%)
Dave Ross 80,433 (15%)
Robert Lorge 52,199 (10%)
Nick Voegeli 21,078 (4%)
*Kurt W. Schuller 169,278 (37%)
Scott Feldt 166,183 (36%)
Jim Sanfilippo 123,321 (27%)
*Ron Johnson 500,929 (85%)
Dave Westlake 61,306 (10%)
Stephen M. Finn 29,004 (5%)
Third District Congress
*Dan Kapanke 41,113 (77%)
Bruce Evers 12,267 (23%)
*Tom Barrett 210,972 (90%)
Tim John 22,268 (10%)
*Tom Nelson 107,029 (52%)
Spencer Coggs 43,585 (21%)
James L. Schneider 37,249 (18%)
Henry Sanders 19,297 (9%)
*Dawn Marie Sass 129,538 (67%)
Dan Bohrod 62,893 (33%)
30th District Assembly
*Matt Borup 1,171 (69%)
Ben Plunkett 522 (31%)