Sawyer County a presidential bellwether since 1964


If history serves as a guide, the candidate who wins Sawyer County in November is likely to win the presidency.
The county has voted for every winning presidential candidate as far back as 1964. Even if a candidate didn’t win Wisconsin as a whole, each one who carried Sawyer won the White House. The only other Wisconsin county to share this distinction is Juneau, which also has a perfect record of picking winners since 1964.
The largely rural county, a top Northwoods vacation destination in the sprawling 7th Congressional District, went for Donald Trump in 2016, despite having voted twice for ...

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