FDL County, 2020 Election Updates
After what seemed like an eternity, Election Day November 3, 2020 is finally wrapping up. How long it takes to get the final results across the nation is anyone’s guess. While the Presidential race had been the main focus for over a year, a number of local races brought out record numbers of voters, from absentee to in-person.
Fond du Lac County Clerk Lisa Freiberg told KFIZ news there were a total of 57,451 voters in the county, which a 93% turnout of registered voters, and unofficially a record turnout for the county.
As of Wednesday morning, Biden was leading in Wisconsin 1,630,334 to President Trump’s 1,609,586. Trump won Fond du Lac County, garnering 35,754 votes to Biden who grabbed 20,588.
Congressman Glenn Grothman defeated democratic challenger Jessica King for the 6th congressional district seat. With 90 percent of the vote in, Grothman had 60 percent of the vote to 39.8 percent for King.
State Senator Dan Feyen won re-election to the 18th State Senate district, defeating challenger Aaron Wojciechowski in the race. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Feyen had 58 percent of the vote to 41 percent for Wojciechowski.
State Representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt won re-election to the 52nd State Assembly District seat, defeating challenger Julie Schroeder in the race. With 100-percent of precincts reporting, Thiesfeldt had 61.98 percent of the vote to 38.02 percent for Schroeder.
State Representative Michael Schraa won re-election to the State Assembly for the 53rd State Assembly District. Schraa defeated Independent challenger Joseph Connelly to win the seat – Schraa earning 68 percent of the vote to 31 percent for Connelly.
Polls were open until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night, and KFIZ will continue to update the local races as those votes become available.