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Conservative Ranking


Wisconsin is the 19th least conservative state, voting 2.9% less Republican in the 2004 presidential elections than the national average.

Partisan Trend


Based on voting patterns since 1992, Wisconsin is trending DEMOCRAT.

GOP Trend Ranking


Wisconsin ranks 35th among the 50 states.
 
Presidential Race

Race for the White House


GOP Candidates
  • John McCain - U. S. Senator from Arizona  
  • Mike Huckabee - Former Governor of Arkansas
  • Ron Paul - U. S. Congressman from Texas (CD-14)
  • Mitt Romney - Former Governor of Massachusetts
  • Rudy Giuliani - Former Mayor of New York City
  • Fred Thompson - Former U. S. Senator from Tennessee
  • Duncan Hunter - U. S. Congressman from California (CD-52)

    DEM Candidates

  • Barack Obama - U. S. Senator from Illinois  
  • Hillary Clinton - U. S. Senator from New York
  • Mike Gravel - Former U. S. Senator from Alaska
  • John Edwards - Former U. S. Senator from North Carolina
  • Bill Richardson - Governor of New Mexico
  • Dennis Kucinich - U. S. Congressman from Ohio (CD-10)

    Party nominee -

  •  

    Senate Race
    No race in 2008
     
    Governor's Race
    No race in 2008
     
    Competitive House Races
    District 8
    Incumbent:  Democratic incumbent Steve Kagen seeks a second term in 2008.  He faced no primary opposition.

    GOP Candidates

  • John Gard - Former Wisconsin State Representative  

    DEM Candidates

  • Steve Kagen - Incumbent  

    Party nominee -

  •  
    Other House Races
    Projected winner listed first
  • District 1:  Paul Ryan (R)-inc vs. Marge Krupp (D)
  • District 2:  Tammy Baldwin (D)-inc vs. Peter Theron (R)
  • District 3:  Ronald Kind (D)-inc vs. Paul Stark (R)
  • District 4:  Gwendolynne Moore (D)-inc  (unopposed)
  • District 5:  Jim Sensenbrenner (R)-inc  (unopposed)
  • District 6:  Tom Petri (R)-inc vs. Roger Kittelson (D)
  • District 7:  David Obey (D)-inc vs. Daniel Mielke (R)
  •  
    Additional Information

    Election Timeline


  • February 19, 2008 - Presidential primary
  • July 8, 2008 - Deadline to file for candidacy
  • September 9, 2008 - Primary elections
  • November 4, 2008 - Election day
  • Current Partisan Breakdown


     
    National Delegation
      Senators 2 DEM
      Representatives 3 GOP, 5 DEM
    State Government
      Governor DEM
      Lt. Governor - tied to Governor DEM
      State Senate - DEM control 15 GOP, 18 DEM
      State Assembly - GOP control 52 GOP, 47 DEM

    Current Office Holders


  • Governor:  James Doyle (D) - 2nd term, up for re-election in 2010
  • Lt. Governor:  Barbara Lawton (D) - 2nd term, tied to Governor
  • Senior Senator:  Herb Kohl (D) - 4th term, up for re-election in 2012
  • Junior Senator:  Russ Feingold (D) - 3rd term, up for re-election in 2010
  • House District 1:  Paul Ryan (R) - 5th term
  • House District 2:  Tammy Baldwin (D) - 5th term
  • House District 3:  Ronald Kind (D) - 6th term
  • House District 4:  Gwendolynne Moore (D) - 2nd term
  • House District 5:  Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R) - 15th term
  • House District 6:  Tom Petri (R) - 8th term
  • House District 7:  David Obey (D) - 20th term
  • House District 8:  Steve Kagen (D) - 1st term

    Historical Partisan Snapshot


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      Race 2000 Result 2002 Result 2004 Result 2006 Result

    President Weak Dem -- Weak Dem --

    Senate
    Class 1 Solid DEM -- -- Solid DEM
    Class 3 -- -- Strong DEM --

    Governor -- Weak Dem -- Mod DEM

    House 4 GOP - 5 DEM 4 GOP - 4 DEM 4 GOP - 4 DEM 3 GOP - 5 DEM
    CD-1 Solid GOP Solid GOP Solid GOP Solid GOP
    CD-2 Weak DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM
    CD-3 Solid DEM Solid DEM Strong DEM Solid DEM
    CD-4 Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM
    CD-5 Solid DEM Solid GOP Solid GOP Solid GOP
    CD-6 Solid GOP Solid GOP Solid GOP Solid GOP
    CD-7 Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM
    CD-8 Solid GOP Solid GOP Solid GOP Weak DEM
    CD-9 Solid GOP NA NA NA

    BOLD - party turnover
    Party changes not bolded resulted from redistricting before the 2002 election.
    Race ratings:
  • "Weak" - less than 5%
  • "Mod" - 5% to less than 10%
  • "Strong" - 10% to 15%
  • "Solid" - greater than 15%
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    Wisconsin Race Tracking
    President
    John McCain
    vs
    Barack Obama
    Projected Winner
    Senate
    No race
    Governor
    No race
    House District 8
    Seven Kagen - inc
    vs
    John Gard
    Projected Winner
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