Tony Evers denies Scott Walker a third term as Wisconsin's governor

After upending Wisconsin politics and infuriating liberals across the country, Gov. Scott Walker narrowly lost his bid for a third term Tuesday to Tony Evers, the leader of the education establishment Walker blew up eight years ago. The Associated Press called the race for Evers about 1:20 a.m. CST Wednesday based on unofficial returns.

The race was so close that Walker's team said a detailed review of balloting and a recount were possible. But an unofficial tally had Evers winning by 1.1 percentage points – a margin that would be too large for a recount if it held. 

"It's time for a change, folks," Evers, the state schools superintendent, told supporters in front of a large Wisconsin flag on the stage of Madison's Orpheum Theater.

"I will be focused on solving problems, not on picking political fights."

 Read more at USA Today

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