Wisconsin State Profile

Election Schedule

State Primary:2014-8-12

Election Vitals

Governor:Scott Walker (R) next election 2014
Senator:Ron Johnson (R) re-election 2016
Senator:Tammy Baldwin (D) re-election 2018

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 49.4%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 47.8%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 43.2%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 47.9%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 45.0%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 54.2%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 51.4%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 47.8%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 41.1%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 36.8%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 48.8%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 38.5%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 47.8%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 47.6%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 49.8%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 49.4%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 56.3%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 42.4%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 52.9%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 46.0%

Previous Election Results, other races

1998 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tommy Thompson Republican 1,047,716 59.7%
Ed Garvey Democratic 679,553 38.7%
Jim Mueller Libertarian 11,071 0.6%
Edward Frami Taxpayers 10,269 0.6%
Mike Mangan Independent 4,985 0.3%
A-Ja-mu Muhammad Independent 1,604 0.1%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ed Garvey Democratic 175,082 80.0%
Gary George Democratic 43,830 20.0%
1998 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tommy Thompson Republican 229,916 83.6%
Jeffrey Hyslop Republican 45,252 16.4%
1998 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Russ Feingold Democratic 890,059 50.6%
Mark Neumann Republican 852,272 48.4%
Robert Raymond Taxpayers 7,942 0.5%
Tom Ender Libertarian 5,591 0.3%
Eugene Hem Independent 4,266 0.2%
2000 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Herbert Kohl Democratic 1,563,238 61.6%
John Gillespie Republican 940,744 37.0%
Tim Peterson Libertarian 21,348 0.8%
Eugene Hem Independent 9,555 0.4%
Robert Raymond Constitution 4,296 0.2%
2000 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Herbert Kohl Democratic 184,920 89.9%
Jim Sigl Democratic 20,858 10.1%
2000 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Gillespie Republican 135,364 68.3%
Bill Lorge Republican 41,026 20.7%
Marc Gumz Republican 21,698 11.0%
2002 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Doyle Democratic 800,515 45.2%
Scott McCallum Republican 734,779 41.4%
Ed Thompson Libertarian 185,455 10.5%
Jim Young Green 44,111 2.5%
Alan Eisenberg Independent 2,847 0.2%
Ty Bollerud Independent 2,637 0.1%
Mike Mangan Independent 1,710 0.1%
Aneb Sensas-Utcha Nefer-I Independent 929 0.1%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Doyle Democratic 212,066 38.4%
Tom Barrett Democratic 190,605 34.5%
Kathleen Falk Democratic 150,161 27.2%
2002 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott McCallum Republican 198,525 86.4%
Bill Lorge Republican 18,852 8.2%
George Pobuda Republican 12,452 5.4%
2004 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Russ Feingold Democratic 1,632,697 55.4%
Tim Michels Republican 1,301,183 44.1%
Arif Khan Libertarian 8,367 0.3%
Eugene Hem Independent 6,662 0.2%
2004 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Michels Republican 183,654 42.5%
Russ Darrow Republican 130,088 30.1%
Bob Welch Republican 99,971 23.1%
Robert Lorge Republican 18,809 4.3%
2006 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Doyle Democratic 1,139,115 52.8%
Mark Green Republican 979,427 45.4%
Nelson Eisman Green 40,709 1.9%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Doyle Democratic 318,523 100.0%
2006 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Green Republican 233,216 100.0%
2006 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Herb Kohl Democratic 1,439,214 67.3%
Robert Lorge Republican 630,299 29.5%
Rae Vogeler Green 42,434 2.0%
Ben Glatzel Independent 25,096 1.2%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Herb Kohl Democratic 308,178 85.7%
Ben Masel Democratic 51,245 14.3%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Lorge Republican 194,633 100.0%
2010 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Walker Republican 1,128,941 52.3%
Tom Barrett Democratic 1,004,303 46.5%
Jim Langer Independent 10,608 0.5%
James James Independent 8,273 0.4%
No Candidate/Virgil Libertarian 6,790 0.3%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tom Barrett Democratic 213,145 90.5%
Tim John Democratic 22,296 9.5%
2010 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Walker Republican 362,913 58.7%
Mark Neumann Republican 239,022 38.6%
Scott Paterick Republican 16,646 2.7%
2010 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ron Johnson Republican 1,125,999 51.9%
Russ Feingold Democratic 1,020,958 47.0%
Rob Taylor Constitution 23,473 1.1%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rus Feingold Democratic 223,688 100.0%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ron Johnson Republican 504,644 84.8%
Dave Westlake Republican 61,633 10.4%
Stephen Finn Republican 28,929 4.9%
2012 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tammy Baldwin Democratic 1,547,104 51.5%
Tommy Thompson Republican 1,380,126 45.9%
Joseph Kexel Libertarian 62,240 2.1%
Nimrod Allen Independent 16,455 0.5%

State Demographics

Population 5,726,398
Percentage White 86.7%
Percentage Black 6.3%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.9%
Percentage Asian 2.4%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.0%
Percentage Other Race 1.7%
 
Percentage Hispanic 6.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 82.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 6.2%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.7%
 
Median Household Income $51,059
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 45.1%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 13.2%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.2%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 15.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 76.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 3.0%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.4%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 49.7%
Percentage with a College Degree 27.1%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 34.5%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.4%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 16.9%
 
Unemployment rate 5.5%
Unemployment figures as of 2014-9
Unemployment Monthly Change -0.1%
 
Percentage Married Couples 49.2%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 18.6%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 12:16am October 25, 2014