Recall Rematch: Record Voter Turnout Expected in High-Stakes Election
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This Tuesday will not only mark Wisconsin's first gubernatorial recall election, it will also mark the end of the most high-profile, expensive and politically-polarizing race this state has ever seen.
Ever since Gov. Scott Walker unveiled his plans to eliminate most of the collective bargaining rights of public sector employees, the nation has turned its eyes to Wisconsin, of all places, as thousands protested on the Capitol, 14 Democratic senators left the state to stop the bill, recall elections were waged against six Republican senators and two Democratic senators, the results of a highly-partisan judicial election between Joanne Kloppenburg and David Prosser were reversed and recounted, and more than 900,000 signatures were collected to trigger this recall election – the ultimate "referendum on Scott Walker."
While the media has tried to handicap the election by analyzing television ads, pointing to various polls, dissecting the involvement of the national parties, comparing
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