October 20, 2016

Governor Scott Walker Declares Victory in the State of Wisconsin

By KBJR News 1

Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker giving his State of the State address.

June 5, 2012 Updated Jun 5, 2012 at 11:10 PM CDT

Waukesha, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) -- Governor Scott Walker has won Wisconsin's recall election Tuesday night, making him the first governor in United States history to prevail a recall attempt.

Following his victory over Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Governor Walker thanked the voters for their support.

"Bringing our state together will take some time, but I hope to start right away," Governor Walker said. "It is time to put our differences aside and figure out ways that we can move Wisconsin forward."

Governor Walker also spoke about his immediate plans, saying he will meet with his cabinet tomorrow to discuss job creation measures and other actions he will take to bring Wisconsin together.

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