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  WI Governor - Recall
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Wisconsin > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 30, 2012 - 12:00pm
Polls Open June 05, 2012 - 07:00am
Polls Close June 05, 2012 - 08:00pm
Term Start June 06, 2012 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 44.24% Total Population
ContributorAndy
Last ModifiedAndy March 28, 2014 08:04pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description On March 30th, the Government Accountability Board announced a recall election of Gov. Scott Walker after having found 900,938 valid signatures.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/02/2010
NameScott Walker Votes1,128,941 (52.25%)
Term01/03/2011 - 06/06/2012 Margin124,638 (+5.77%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
May 08, 2012 WI Governor - Recall - R Primary Scott Walker
May 08, 2012 WI Governor - Recall - D Primary Tom Barrett
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KEY RACE? 10.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/15/2009 06/05/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Tom Barrett 4 2 2 --
Scott Walker 34 6 ----
Leaning Call: Scott Walker (76.67%)
Weighted Call: Scott Walker (96.63%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
05/19/2011 06/03/2012

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name (I) Gov. Scott Walker Mayor Tom Barrett Hari Trivedi (W) Scattering  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Independent  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Certified Votes1,335,585 (53.08%) 1,164,480 (46.28%) 14,463 (0.58%) 1,537 (0.06%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -171,105 (-6.80%) -1,321,122 (-52.51%) -1,334,048 (-53.02%)  
Predict Avg.49.94% 48.33% 1.16% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (24 from 9 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg50.11%-- 44.35%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
We Ask America 
06/03/12-06/03/12
54.10% 0.1 41.56% 0.4 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
06/02/12-06/03/12
50.00% -- 47.00% 2.0 0.00% 2.0 0.00% --
ccAdvertising (R) 
05/29/12-05/30/12
50.31% -- 40.39% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Garin-Hart-Yang Research (D) 
05/29/12-05/30/12
50.00% -- 48.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Lake Research (D) 
05/24/12-05/28/12
49.00% -- 49.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Marquette University Law School 
05/23/12-05/26/12
52.00% 2.0 45.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
We Ask America 
05/23/12-05/23/12
54.00% 2.0 42.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Garin-Hart-Yang Research (D) 
05/22/12-05/23/12
50.00% -- 48.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
St. Norbert College 
05/17/12-05/22/12
50.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (D) 
05/19/12-05/21/12
50.00% 3.0 47.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
We Ask America 
05/13/12-05/13/12
52.00% -- 43.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
05/11/12-05/13/12
50.00% -- 45.00% -- 2.00% -- 0.00% --
Marquette University Law School 
05/09/12-05/12/12
50.00% 2.0 44.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
05/09/12-05/09/12
50.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Marquette University Law School 
04/26/12-04/29/12
46.00% 4.0 47.00% 3.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Marquette University Law School 
04/26/12-04/29/12
48.00% 1.0 47.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
04/13/12-04/15/12
50.00% 2.0 45.00% 1.0 2.00% -- 0.00% --
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (D) 
03/24/12-03/26/12
47.00% -- 48.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Marquette University Law School 
03/22/12-03/25/12
47.00% -- 45.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
02/23/12-02/26/12
46.00% -- 49.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Marquette University Law School 
01/19/12-01/22/12
50.00% -- 44.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
10/20/11-10/23/11
48.00% 1.0 46.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
08/12/11-08/14/11
47.00% -- 48.00% 2.0 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
05/19/11-05/22/11
0.00% -- 50.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Chuck Norris [L]
R Yankee fan
R Barbara Lorman [L]
D Crimson
  Human Rights Campaign
D Jason
LBT Jed Ziggler
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
May 25, 2012 07:00pm May 25, 2012 08:00pm Debate First Wisconsin Gubernatorial Recall Debate  Homegrown Democrat 
May 31, 2012 09:00pm May 31, 2012 10:00pm Debate Second Wisconsin Gubernatorial Recall Debate  Homegrown Democrat 

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
06/01/2012 Tom Barrett Web Only Ad Mixed eng It all comes down to one day - Vote June 5th  00:01:20 Homegrown Democrat 
05/29/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Attack eng Crime  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
05/29/2012 Tom Barrett TVAd Mixed eng Scott Walker has deceived and divided Wisconsin. Vote him out on June 5th.  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
05/27/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Endorsement eng Michael Reagan & Wisconsinites Speak Out For Scott Walker  00:01:00 Homegrown Democrat 
05/26/2012 Hari Trivedi TVAd Contrast eng Trivedi for Governor Ad #3  00:00:00 Homegrown Democrat 
05/25/2012 Tom Barrett TVAd Mixed eng Walker Thinks You Won't Vote  00:01:00 Homegrown Democrat 
05/16/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Attack eng Tom Barrett: Time Machine  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
05/16/2012 Tom Barrett TVAd Attack eng Turn Off Walker  00:00:59 Homegrown Democrat 
05/15/2012 Hari Trivedi TVAd Issue eng Trivedi for Governor Ad #2  00:00:36 Homegrown Democrat 
05/10/2012 Tom Barrett TVAd Attack eng How to rip apart Wisconsin -- By Scott Walker  00:00:32 Homegrown Democrat 
05/10/2012 Tom Barrett TVAd Issue eng It's Time to Stop Governor Walker  00:00:30 Homegrown Democrat 
05/10/2012 Tom Barrett Web Only Ad Attack eng Scott Walker says he wants to "divide and conquer" Wisconsin   00:00:35 Homegrown Democrat 
05/09/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Contrast eng Forward Progress  00:00:30 Homegrown Democrat 
05/09/2012 Tom Barrett TVAd Biography eng Worst  00:00:53 Homegrown Democrat 
05/08/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Attack eng Tom Barrett: No Thanks  00:00:30 Homegrown Democrat 
05/07/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Contrast eng Forward, Backwards  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
05/07/2012 Tom Barrett TVAd Attack eng Scandal surrounds Scott Walker  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
04/21/2012 Tom Barrett TVAd Attack eng Scott Walker's Wisconsin, dead last in job creation: Recall Scott Walker  00:00:32 Homegrown Democrat 
04/12/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Attack eng Going Back  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
04/11/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Attack eng Backwards  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
03/30/2012 Scott Walker Web Only Ad Attack eng Tom the Taxer  00:01:38 Homegrown Democrat 
03/29/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Attack eng Kathleen Falk Internet Search Ad   00:00:33 Homegrown Democrat 
03/28/2012 Scott Walker Web Only Ad Mixed eng Stand Up, Save Scott Walker  00:01:58 Homegrown Democrat 
03/23/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Attack eng Barrett and Falk. Higher Taxes. Fewer Jobs.  00:00:31 Homegrown Democrat 
03/05/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Issue eng Promises Kept  00:01:01 Homegrown Democrat 
02/27/2012 TVAd Attack eng Walkergate  00:00:33 Homegrown Democrat 
02/23/2012 Scott Walker TVAd Issue eng Did it Right - It's Working Wisconsin  00:01:02 Homegrown Democrat 
02/05/2012 Hari Trivedi TVAd Issue eng Hari Trivedi for Governor  00:00:32 Homegrown Democrat 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 10, 2012 04:40pm Blog Entry Romney Proclaims ‘The Message of Wisconsin,’ But Scott Walker Disagrees   Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 08, 2012 06:00pm News Scott Walker’s Recall Victory Shows Barack Obama May Be Bleeding Youth Vote  Article Scott³ 
Jun 07, 2012 06:00pm Perspective Scott Walker's 'Hurt Locker' Victory Ensures No GOP Copycats  Article Bob 
Jun 06, 2012 11:00pm Analysis What did Racine voters have against Barrett?  Article Forwardista 
Jun 06, 2012 12:00pm Tantrum Barrett Slapped In Face After Conceding Recall To Walker  Article Silver Dime 
Jun 05, 2012 11:00pm News [WI]What It All Means, Initial Thoughts  Article Forwardista 

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