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Polls close in Wisconsin at 9pm eastern time in a closely watched race that could set the tone heading into the 2012 Presidential Election. There are also GOP primaries in California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Iowa and South Dakota. Mitt Romney is expected to take each one of those but the race to watch tonight is the recall election in Wisconsin between Governor Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

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Primary Results: CNN Election Center

Wisconsin Results: Wisconsin gubernatorial recall results

Report from NBC News:

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a furious recall campaign on Tuesday, emerging as the victor in a bitter fight over state budgets and collective bargaining rights.

NBC News declared Walker the projected winner over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a closely-watched campaign first prompted after Walker drove a bill stripping public employee unions of their collective bargaining rights through Wisconsin’s legislature showed little signs of abating, according to exit polls.

The stark divisions that took hold after Walker drove a bill stripping public employee unions of their collective bargaining rights through Wisconsin’s legislature showed little signs of abating, according to exit polls.

More details as they’re available.

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Nate Ashworth is the Founder and Senior Editor of Election Central. He's been blogging elections and politics for almost a decade. He started covering the 2008 Presidential Election which turned into a full-time political blog in 2012 and 2016.

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