By Kelsie Hoitomt
The nation exercised its right to vote last Tuesday, November 3 in the 2012 presidential election which was a race featuring current President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and Republican candidate Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
President Obama was elected to serve his second term along side Vice President Joe Biden after receiving 50 percent of the votes (61,172,697) versus Romney who had 48 percent of the votes (58,169,968) with Florida’s results still being processed, according to reports on CNN.
History was made when Democrat Tammy Baldwin was elected as U.S Senator; she is the first openly gay woman to hold a seat in the senate. She defeated Republican candidate, Tommy Thompson 51 percent to 46 percent.
The unofficial results for the Presidential election and the U.S Senate election for St.Croix County and Dunn County can be found inside this issue.
|Presidential Results – DUNN COUNTY|
|Barack Obama||Mitt Romney|
|Town of Hay River||138||131|
|Town of New Haven||141||185|
|Town of Stanton||171||229|
|Town of Tiffany||134||190|
|Village of Boyceville||259||214|
|Village of Downing||55||45|
|Village of Knapp||86||147|
|Village of Wheeler||81||51|
|U.S. SENATOR RESULTS – DUNN COUNTY|
|Town of Hay River||133||129|
|Town of New Haven||142||166|
|Town of Stanton||172||213|
|Town of Tiffany||132||191|
|Village of Boyceville||239||211|
|Village of Downing||49||46|
|Village of Knapp||81||136|
|Village of Wheeler||75||52|