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Capitol Notes: What Would A Recount In Wisconsin's Supreme Court Race Entail?

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court election made headlines last week, with a race too close to call. According to unofficial totals, about 6,000 votes separate Appeals Court Judge Brian Hagedorn, who's backed by conservatives, and Appeals Court Judge Lisa Neubauer, who's backed by liberals. The margin between the candidates is half a percentage point.  

READ: Recount Likely In Wisconsin Supreme Court Race, Brian Hagedorn Declares Victory

Hagedorn has declared himself the winner, while Neubauer is considering asking for a recount, something her campaign would have to pay for. 

In this week's Capitol Notes conversation, WUWM's Marti Mikkelson speaks with JR Ross of about the next steps.

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Marti, a Waukesha native, joined the WUWM news team in February of 1999. She is also host of WUWM's weekly political podcast, Capitol Notes.