Prosser certified as winner over Kloppenburg after Wisconsin recount

The results of a state-funded recount by Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board have Prosser, the incumbent, leading liberal JoAnne Kloppenburg by 7,004 votes – a margin of just .46 percent out of nearly 1.5 million votes cast…

Explaining the discrepancy between the initial vote totals and the recount totals, board chairman Thomas Barland said Monday that “it was not a surprise that minor mistakes were discovered, investigated and corrected,” the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported. “This happens in all elections.”