Oak Creek Sees Surge in Early Voting
Roughly 1,700 Oak Creek residents voted in the recall election before Tuesday, compared to less than 200 prior to the May 8 primary.
Almost 1,700 Oak Creek residents voted in the gubernatorial recall election before Tuesday, reflecting the surge in early and absentee voting seen across the state.
That accounts for about 9 percent of all registered voters in the city. By comparison, less than 200 Oak Creek residents cast a ballot prior to the May 8 primary election.
Statewide, more than 206,000 Wisconsin residents requested absentee ballots or voted early in the clerk’s office, according to the Government Accountability Board. About 68,000 people voted before the primary.
In-person early voting ended at 5 p.m. Friday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.