Kaul Declares Victory, Schimel Holds Off on Concession for Now
Democratic challenger Josh Kaul is declaring victory in the
race for Wisconsin Attorney General. Early this morning – it was too close to
call, as he led incumbent Republican Brad Schimel by just 22,900 total votes.
The race was tight all of Tuesday night, as Schimel held a lead until 46,000
early and mail-in ballots were counted in
Many of those votes backed democrats, pushing Kaul into the lead.
released a statement this morning – saying he spoke with Kaul, and that while
the results are not final – it appears he won the race. Schimel says he is
waiting until municipal and county canvasses are complete, and every vote is
counted – and also wants to know more about the late surge from
not substantially change, that his team will assist Kaul in making the
transition as smooth as possible.