Republicans Sweep FDL County in Final Unofficial Counts
There were several tight races around Fond du Lac County in this midterm election, but the Republican party held onto support across the county. With all 68 precincts reporting around 10:40pm, Republican candidates were leading in every race on the ballot.
Governor Scott Walker earned 27,943 votes in his race against Democratic challenger Tony Evers, who pulled in 16,440 of the 45,189 total votes.
Attorney General Brad Schimel pulled ahead of Democrat Josh Kaul. Schimel received 27,368 of the 44,828 total votes in that race.
Republican Leah Vukmir saw more support than incumbent Democrat Tammy Baldwin in Fond du Lac County. Vukmir received 25,498 votes – against 19,066 for Baldwin. Baldwin ultimately won that race on the state level.
Congressman Glenn Grothman also pulled in 27,030 votes in the county, more than the 17,748 supporting Democratic challenger Dan Kohl. Grothman also won on the state level, keeping his seat.
In a local race for State Assembly, incumbent Republican Jeremy Thiesfeldt saw competition early from Democrat Kevin Booth. But with 38 of 38 precincts reporting in that race, Thiesfeldt defeated Booth with about 61.6% of the vote.
County Clerk Lisa Freiberg reports 83-percent of registered voters took to the polls in Fond du Lac County.
For further results and details, check the report from the Fond du Lac County Clerk’s Office here.