Amid lower turnout, Evers dominates Holtz in 9 of state’s 10 biggest counties

State Superintendent Tony Evers dominated challenger Lowell Holtz in nine of the state’s 10 biggest counties, even as turnout across those counties dipped overall from the spring 2013 general.
But three of those counties pulled higher voter turnouts than the April election four years ago. The biggest surge was in Dane County, where 97,049 voters showed up, and 86 percent cast their votes for Evers. In 2013, county-wide turnout was 85,142, with around 79 percent going to Evers over then-opponent Don Pridemore.
Other counties with higher turnout were Brown County, which saw 4,315 more ballots th...

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