First-term Republican Gov. Scott Walker has survived the Wisconsin recall election, defeating his Democratic challenger, 58-year-old Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.
With 94 percent of the expected vote in, the 44-year-old Walker led Barrett 54 percent to 45 percent. Barrett conceded the special recall election late Tuesday night.
Walker became the first governor in U.S. history to win a recall election.
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