Not so fast. Could a race get tighter than this?
REPORTING 99%For those who haven't been paying attention, a vote for Kloppenburg is a vote for union gansterism, so the apparent tide of union support allegedly sweeping the nation hasn't even gained a clear majority in Wisconsin.
David Prosser (inc) 733,074 50%
Joanne Kloppenburg 732,489 50%
Justice David Prosser clung to a narrow lead over Assistant Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg in the state Supreme Court race early Wednesday, after a hard-fought campaign dominated by political forces and outside interest groups.Shouldn't take much for the Democrats to find enough dead union voters to put Kloppenburg over the top. If not they'll drag out a recount as long as possible. Wisconsin is a crusade for the left. They can't possibly let go and abide by the will of the people.
But even with 99% of the vote counted, fewer than 600 votes - about 0.04% of ballots - separated the candidates. And The Associated Press said early Wednesday that the race was too close to call and that it would take hours or most of the day to get a final tally.
That close margin had political insiders from both sides talking about the possibility of a recount, which Wisconsin has avoided in statewide races in recent decades. Any recount could be followed by lawsuits - litigation that potentially would be decided by the high court.