Wisconsin elections, 2010

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The Wisconsin spring nonpartisan primary election was held February 16, 2010. The Wisconsin spring nonpartisan general election was held April 6, 2010. Voters statewide cast ballots for Wisconsin Court of Appeals and Wisconsin Circuit Court judges.[1]

The Wisconsin fall partisan election was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Primary elections were held on September 14, 2010. Voters cast ballots for U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, half of the state's Senate seats and all of the state's Assembly seats.[2]

Spring nonpartisan election[edit]

Incumbent Joan F. Kessler was elected to the Court of Appeals for District 1 with 98% of the vote. Paul F. Reilly was elected to the Court of Appeals for District 2 with 53% of the vote over Linda M. Van De Water, after incumbent Harry G. Snyder did not run for re-election. In the Court of Appeals for District 4, Brian Blanchard was elected with 63% of the vote over Edward E. Leineweber after incumbent Charles P. Dykman decided not to run again.[3]

Federal[edit]

United States Senate[edit]

Incumbent Democratic Senator Russ Feingold is being challenged by Republican Ron Johnson and Rob Taylor of the Constitution Party. Johnson defeated Feingold in the general election.

United States House[edit]

All 8 of Wisconsin's seats in the United States House of Representatives are up for election in 2010.

State[edit]

Governor and Lieutenant Governor[edit]

Incumbent Governor Jim Doyle did not run for re-election. Democrat Tom Barrett and Republican Scott Walker, along with several third-party candidates, contested the seat. Walker defeated Barrett on November 2, 2010, to become the state's governor-elect. Scott Walker will be sworn in on January 3, 2011, succeeding Jim Doyle at that time.

Attorney General[edit]

Incumbent Republican J.B. Van Hollen defeated Democrat Scott Hassett in the race for Wisconsin Attorney General.

Secretary of State[edit]

Incumbent Democrat Doug La Follette and Republican David King are running for Wisconsin Secretary of State.

Treasurer[edit]

Incumbent Democrat Dawn Marie Sass and Republican Kurt W. Schuller are running for Wisconsin Treasurer.

State Senate[edit]

The 17 odd-numbered seats of the Wisconsin Senate are up for election in 2010.

The Republican Party won control of the State Senate.

Wisconsin Senate Elections[4]
District Incumbent
2006 Vote[5]
2006 Status Democratic Republican Libertarian Independent Winner
2010 Vote[6]
SD-1 Alan Lasee
55.12%
Re-election Monk Elmer Frank Lasee Frank Lasee
60.04%*
SD-3 Tim Carpenter
98.51%
Re-election Tim Carpenter Annette Miller Krznarich Tim Carpenter
61.09%*
SD-5 Jim Sullivan
51.68%
Re-election Jim Sullivan Leah Vukmir Leah Vukmir
52.15%*
SD-7 Jeffrey Plale
62.61%
Open Chris Larson Jess Ripp Chris Larson
57.11%*
SD-9 Joe Leibham
59.36%
Re-election Jason B. Borden Joe Leibham Joe Leibham
73.11%*
SD-11 Neal Kedzie
67.4%
Re-election L.D. Rockwell Neal Kedzie Neal Kedzie
75.37%*
SD-13 Scott L. Fitzgerald
96.87%
Re-election Dwayne Block Luther Olsen Vittorio Spadaro Scott L. Fitzgerald
67.61%*
SD-15 Judy Robson
68.18%
Open Tim Cullen Rick Richard Tim Cullen
58.98%*
SD-17 Dale Schultz
54.19%
Re-election Carol Beals Dale Schultz Dale Schultz
62.56%*
SD-19 Michael Ellis
98.66%
Re-election Michael Ellis Michael Ellis
99.04%*
SD-21 John Lehman
53.03%
Re-election John Lehman Van H. Wanggaard Van H. Wanggaard
52.52%*
SD-23 Pat Kreitlow
50.84%
Re-election Pat Kreitlow Terry Moulton Terry Moulton
54.2%*
SD-25 Bob Jauch
62.24%
Re-election Bob Jauch Dane Deutsch Bob Jauch
100%*
SD-27 Jon Erpenbach
99.32%
Re-election Jon Erpenbach Kurt Schlicht Jon Erpenbach
61.84%*
SD-29 Russ Decker
67.68%
Re-election Russ Decker Pam Galloway Pam Galloway
52.26%*
SD-31 Kathleen Vinehout
51.58%
Re-election Kathleen Vinehout Ed Thompson Kathleen Vinehout
50.27%*
SD-33 Ted Kanavas
67.29%
Open Rich Zipperer Rich Zipperer
99.51%*

State Assembly[edit]

All 99 seats in the Wisconsin Assembly are up for election in 2010.

The Republican Party won control of the Assembly.

Local[edit]

Many elections for county and city offices will also be held on November 2, 2010.

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