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}}{{tnr}}'''Ernie Wittwer''' {{2014is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014#District 17|District 17]] of the [[Wisconsin State Senate]].<ref name=candidates/> The primary election took place on August 12, 2014. Final vote totals showed Wittwer with a two vote lead over [[Pat Bomhack]]. The close results caused the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board to order a recount in the race. The recount is underway, and the race undecided, as of August 27, 2014.<ref>[http://host.madison.com/agriview/news/regional/capitol-update-leibham-declines-recount-two-others-go-forward/article_3166276e-742d-53a2-a8a8-25d25d92c5db.html ''Wisconsin State Journal'', "Capitol update: Leibham declines recount, two others go forward," August 27, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==

Revision as of 11:12, 27 August 2014

Ernie Wittwer
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Candidate for
Wisconsin State Senate, District 17
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Ernie Wittwer was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 17 of the Wisconsin State Senate.[1] The primary election took place on August 12, 2014. Final vote totals showed Wittwer with a two vote lead over Pat Bomhack. The close results caused the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board to order a recount in the race. The recount is underway, and the race undecided, as of August 27, 2014.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for 17 seats in the Wisconsin State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 12, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Pat Bomhack (D) was declared the winner of the District 17 contest on August 29 after a recount. Howard Marklein ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Marklein defeated Bomhack in the general election.[3][4][1][5]

Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Marklein 55.1% 34,601
     Democratic Pat Bomhack 44.9% 28,179
Total Votes 62,780
Wisconsin State Senate, District 17 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPat Bomhack 50.2% 3,837
Ernie Wittwer 49.8% 3,804
Total Votes 7,641

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