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Gov. Walker declared winner in GOP primary
FOX11 ^ | 5/8/2012 | SCOTT BAUER Associated Press

Posted on 05/08/2012 6:38:47 PM PDT by Brown Deer

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Republican Gov. Scott Walker has easily defeated token opposition in a GOP primary in a recall election that has become a nationally watched battle over union rights.

Preliminary results from Tuesday's primary show Walker beat protester Arthur Kohl-Riggs with 96 percent of the vote.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2012; elections; prayer; primary; recall; scottwalker; unions; unionthugs; wi2012; wisconsinshowdown
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To: redlegplanner
It's very close...and the unknown factor is how many of Kathleen Falk's votes actually came from conservatives hoping to push her sorry @ss to a win because she'd be easier to defeat.

Good job - I'd say that deserves another...beer that is!

51 posted on 05/08/2012 8:53:19 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Julia!!!!!! Don't Let Him Fool 'ya!!!!)
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To: seekthetruth

2010 primary:
Scott Walker 58.6%
Tom Barrett 90.5%

2010 election:
Scott Walker 52.3%
Tom Barrett 46.5%

2012 primary:
Scott Walker 97%
Tom Barrett 58%

Tom Barrett was just elected as mayor and is already spending his time campaigning again for a different office. Isn’t it about time that Milwaukee RECALLS Tom Barrett?


52 posted on 05/08/2012 8:54:14 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: seekthetruth

Thanks for the ping


53 posted on 05/08/2012 9:41:46 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: Brown Deer

And I’m sure every Dem running will count that as taxpayer money that Walker allegedly “wasted” as governor!


54 posted on 05/08/2012 9:42:03 PM PDT by sthguard (The DNC theme song: "All You Need is Guv")
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To: highway61

Yes, but the GOOD part is that Walker got more votes than the top 2 dems combined. By a good margin. 600K Dem to 613K Walker.

Now, I will say that over all the dims got more than Walker and his bogus challenger.

But, let’s face it, this part of the process didn’t affect Walker. I don’t even know what would have happened if he’d had a real opponent (on the R) side and lost to that person.

Plus, we don’t know if any sizeable amount of Rs crossed over to vote for the weaker candidate Falk today.

It may be close, but we are all pulling for you Gov. Walker!
GO SCOTT WALKER GO!


55 posted on 05/08/2012 9:44:59 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Baynative

It’s costing the state (us) a bundle for the recall. These are NOT regularly scheduled elections.


56 posted on 05/08/2012 9:55:47 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Brown Deer

Wisconsin has an open primary, correct?

I was just reading a comment on another post that thinks Dems could’ve switched & voted for Walker just to give a false narrative..
Your thoughts??


57 posted on 05/08/2012 10:00:28 PM PDT by rainee
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To: Brown Deer

NEXT: THE commie & union-thug supported Democrat Party candidate and cannon-fodder candidate.
If the leftists lose, they will have spent over $40MILLION for nothing. Now that was a nice job stimulus plan.


58 posted on 05/08/2012 10:17:26 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Now what are they gonna do — recall the recall vote?

Look for lib violence and mayhem as a result of this. The goons aren’t going to take this well, I hate to predict.


59 posted on 05/08/2012 10:45:28 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: rainee
Your thoughts??

Don't think so. If anything, it was the other way around.

Democrats votes in 2010 gubernatorial primary: 233,185
Democrats votes in 2012 gubernatorial primary: 670,278

Republicans votes in 2010 gubernatorial primary: 614,511
Republicans votes in 2012 gubernatorial primary: 646,458
Wisconsin - 3423 of 3423 Precincts Reporting - 100%

Walker , Scott (i) GOP 626,538

Barrett , Tom Dem 390,109

Falk , Kathleen Dem 228,940

Vinehout , Kathleen Dem 26,926

Kohl-Riggs , Arthur GOP 19,920

La Follette , Doug Dem 19,461

Huber , Gladys Dem 4,842

Just more evidence of phony recall petition signatures.
60 posted on 05/08/2012 10:45:53 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

I think Tea Party Express was there working with Walker.


61 posted on 05/08/2012 10:50:13 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: katiedidit1
We're proud of governor Walker here in Wisconsin. It's amazing... but in our town in central Wisconsin, Stevens Point, which is very heavily democrat, the "I Stand with Walker" signs almost equal the "Recall Walker" signs. That says a lot.

I am very optimistic about Scott Walker's re-election in June.

Kathleen Falk, who was the union choice, went down in flames. Good to see!

62 posted on 05/09/2012 3:28:26 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Michael Barnes

It aint over until the actual recall election in June. It’ll be tighter than hell maybe a recount. If Barrett wins I’m moving to Missouri.


63 posted on 05/09/2012 4:21:06 AM PDT by tom paine 2
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To: Brown Deer

The unions and those seeking the recall (uh hem, the WH!) should be responsible for paying for the recall election as Gov. Scott Walker was elected to a 4 year term with a wide majority of votes and they are seeking to throw him from office.


64 posted on 05/09/2012 4:36:51 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: Brown Deer; Baynative

Think how many of starving children this would have fed /sarc

Or school teachers salary it would have paid...


65 posted on 05/09/2012 5:01:39 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: Pride in the USA

For a morning LOL check out the “D” con from Texas that ran against Obummer.


66 posted on 05/09/2012 6:08:50 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: Pride in the USA

It was in the West Virginia primary......Bible bearing, gun totters unite!!!!!!!!


67 posted on 05/09/2012 6:12:08 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: Mountain Mary
This was just a primary and the GOP opponent was some nutcase so 95% is about right.

Arthur L. Kohl-Riggs
DOB October 1988
108 E Dayton St, Madison, WI 53703
849 E Washington Ave Ste 2, Madison, WI 53703

03-19-2012, Disorderly Conduct: Dane County Case Number 2012FO000580
11-21-2011, Excessive Noise: Dane County Case Number 2011FO003851
06-01-2011, Disorderly Conduct: Dane County Case Number 2011FO001452
05-24-2007, Speeding on Freeway (20-24 MPH): Sauk County Case Number 2007TR004082


68 posted on 05/09/2012 6:39:50 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: classified
No he faces a Democrat on June 5th...not much time to get your ducks in a row against the Unions..
69 posted on 05/09/2012 6:43:54 AM PDT by southphilly (Every State should be a right to work State)
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To: Pride in the USA

And NC news today!


70 posted on 05/09/2012 8:07:01 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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71 posted on 05/09/2012 8:22:31 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: Brown Deer

But the MSM told me the Tea Party was “out of steam”.....

What is that faint whistling sound I am hearing that is getting louder.....?


72 posted on 05/09/2012 8:35:33 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Pride in the USA

It was a terrific night for conservatives! Go, Tea Party!


73 posted on 05/09/2012 9:08:17 AM PDT by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: Brown Deer
The combined local and state cost for nine state Senate recall elections held earlier this year, targeting six Republicans and three Democrats, was about $2.1 million

Hmmm. I wonder if there could be legal action brought against the SEIU and AFL-CIO to recover those costs?

74 posted on 05/09/2012 9:22:29 AM PDT by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: Brown Deer; ExTexasRedhead

Bump for later read .................................. FRegards


75 posted on 05/09/2012 12:54:08 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

The recall election is scheduled for June 5. I predict Walkter 53-47% over Barrett....which is just about where their race for governor ended up in Nov 2010. The unions are not excited about Barrett and were pushing hard for Falk. I am concerned for the 4 state senate recall races on June 5, because I think that is where the unions will be targeting most of all, in order to stalemate the WI legislature....if they win just one senate seat, then the demTurds will control the WI senate and the GOP will control the Assembly. And the demTurds will block any & all legislation for the next 2 years, and then blame it on Walker & the Repubs. The dems are RAT bastard turds & traitors.


76 posted on 05/09/2012 9:18:27 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: rcrngroup

Lest you forget, the RATS used all their ammo on this. If Walker wins and the Republicans hold, they should go after all the Democrat seats in a recall.

What are they going to do, cry it isn’t fair?


77 posted on 05/10/2012 5:42:15 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Would you rather eat dog food or cat food? Guess it's Romney 2012.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
I hear you, but of all 14 RATs that bolted & left the state a year ago last Feb 2011, in order to try & prevent the Repubs from passing the collective bargaining bill/budget reduction bill proposed by Walker & the Repubs, only 4 demoRATs have had to face recall elections a year ago. None have been targeted for recall this year for their cowardice in fleeing the state in Feb 2011. Conversely the dems & unions are able to selectively target Repub state senators who actually stayed & did their constitutional jobs and they had 6 recall elections against Repubs last year (Repubs lost 2 of the recalls against their senators), and now they have 4 recalls this year coming up on June 5. So the tally is 10 recalls against Repubs and only 4 recalls (last year) against demturds.

So why is it that Repubs can only muster 4 recalls against the 14 RAT bastards who ran like cowards & left the state?

Well, one of the main reasons is that because of the massive union influx of demoRATs, all they have to do is to put out a few phone calls and they can instantly have 10-20,000 protestors/petition gatherers/signers on any given weekend. Conversely Repubs have other things they enjoy doing with their lives other than non-stop politics, and as a result it is a much harder process to gather enough signatures to force a recall. Plus the union thugs are in full force, harassing & bullying both the petition gatherers as well as those people who sign the petitions. It is not far fetched at all, to see your house or vehicle or property targeted by union thugs, if you sign a recall petition against the demTurds or go out to gather signatures. And the police & judges & Government Accountability Board, close their eyes or look the other way.

So the bottom line is, the 14 cowardly RAT bastard demTurd traitors who ran like cowards from the state, have only had 4 timid recalls against them last year, and the Repubs have now had 10 recalls of their 19 senators and lost 2 of them. 4 of the 10 are part of this June 5 recall, and I am afraid that we will possibly lose 1 or more of these recall elections. UNLESS however, the WI GOP voters & independents really turn out on June 5 recall election and resoundingly thump the demoRAT challengers. Obviously we need to win the June 5 recall election against Scott Walker(and his Lt Governor Rebecca Kleefish) but if the Repubs lose only one more recall, the state legislatures will be deadlocked between a Repub Assembly vs demoRAT senate. And of the Repub senators not on the recall last year or this year is a vote for demoRATs normally about 60% of the time. I think his name is Schultz or something like that. He needs to be recalled and replaced with a solid Repub conservative state senator.

So that's the long & short of it! Pray like crazy (& contribute if you can) that the unions & demTurds will be resoundingly defeated in all the recall elections coming up on June 5, 2012

78 posted on 05/10/2012 8:47:10 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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