One of Wisconsin's tightest November races will soon
be getting a recount.
The race between Senator Jennifer Shilling and challenger
Dan Kapanke for Wisconsin's 32-nd District Senate
seat was decided by only 56 votes.
Kapanke will formally request a recount tomorrow.
In a statement released today.
a spokesperson for the Kapanke campaign said quote.
'A recount will ensure each and every vote that was
cast is recorded correctly and fairly...' end quote.
Shilling responded to the recount decision in a statement
'The decision to put taxpayers through a costly recount
is up to my opponent.
With the election behind us.
I'm going to keep my focus on moving Wisconsin forward...'
The La Crosse County Clerk's office says the recount
will likely begin Monday.
and is expected to take about one week.