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#WIRecall: Waukesha Turnout Surpassing 2008

According to Waukesha Patch:

Just a few hours into Wisconsin’s first gubernatorial election, voters in Waukesha are coming out in droves to let their voices be heard.

“At 6:30 we already had our first lady in line,” said Jane Neill, chief inspector at the Waukesha West High School polling location. “And we had a line before we opened at 7.”

Within the first hour of the polls opening at West, 306 voters had already cast ballots, which is 10 percent turnout for that location.

Neill said the line to vote stretched to the street very early in the morning, which signaled a massive turnout. She said the line wasn’t even as long that early for the 2008 presidential election.

One voter, who didn’t want to give his name, said he wasn’t surprised at the turnout at West, saying he was more shocked that more people hadn’t shown up.

“It’s a big day,” he said. “I wanted to get out and show my support for (Gov. Scott) Walker.”