Republican Presidential Primary Taking Place In Wisconsin

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 7:16 am

The eyes of the Nation shift to Wisconsin today for the Republican presidential primary. Many say a Wisconsin win would secure the nomination for front running candidate, Mitt Romney. Rick Santorum is a distant second in the overall race for delegates with both Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul trailing significantly. The four men campaigned across Wisconsin over the weekend and today voters head to the polls to decide.

Of course, the winner of the Republican nomination will challenge President Barack Obama in the fall.

While those across the country are focusing on Wisconsin’s primary, many here in the state are focusing on another election to take place later this year: the recall of Governor Scott Walker.

The Republican Governor is still unsure of his opponent, but late last week the Government Accountability Board certified that enough recall ballots were cast against Walker, meaning he will have to face a recall. As far as today’s presidential primary, Walker hasn’t endorsed any of today’she candidates, but major players like Congressman Paul Ryan and Senator Ron Johnson are backing Romney. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Wisconsin today.

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