MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Turnout in Wisconsin’s primary that saw hotly contested races among both Democrats and Republicans is the highest since 2002.
Based on official results, turnout in Tuesday’s election was nearly 22.1 percent. That is the highest since 22.5 percent in 2002. That year featured a multi-candidate primary for governor on the Democratic side won by Jim Doyle, while then Gov. Scott McCallum faced nominal Republican opposition.