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Karofsky Declared Winner in State Supreme Court Race

Dane
County Circuit Court Judge Jill Karofsky has been elected to the state Supreme
Court, defeating incumbent justice Dan Kelly.

 

With 99 percent of precincts reporting in the state Monday night, Karofsky had
received 55 percent of the vote, while Kelly had received 44 percent. In Fond
du Lac County, Kelly won with 57 percent of the vote, while Karofsky got 42
percent.

 

The
race was officially a non-partisan race, but Democrats backed Karofsky in the
campaign and Republicans supported Kelly.

 

Karofsky
gets a 10-year seat on the Supreme Court.