President Barack Obama was re-elected Tuesday, Nov. 6, with 303 Electoral College votes to Mitt Romney’s 206.
Obama defeated his Republican challenger by 59.57 million popular votes to 56.95 million nationwide.
In Wisconsin, which gave the president 10 electoral votes, Obama won with 52.8 percent of the vote, garnering 1.59 million to Romney’s 1.39 million.
In Waupaca County, Romney received 13,989 votes against Obama’s 11,565.
The majority of Waupaca County voters also chose former Republican governor Tommy Thompson over U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin in the U.S. Senate race. Thompson garnered 13,588 votes (54 percent) in Waupaca County and Baldwin received 11,565.
Statewide, however, Baldwiln defeated Thompson by 1.53 million (51 percent) to 1.36 million.
Baldwin replaces Sen. Herb Kohl, who decided not to seek re-election this year.
Democrats boosted their majority in the U.S. Senate to 55 seats, including the seat held by Sen. Bernie Saunders, an independent from Vermont who usually votes with the Democrats.
U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble won his re-election bid against Democratic challenger Jamie Wall. Ribble received 195,871 (56 percent) total votes in the 8th District, while Wall received 153,953.
Ribble also won in Waupaca County, where he garnered 14,332 (59 percent) votes over Wall’s 9,905 votes.
Republicans have retained control of the House.
In the 14th state Senate District, Sen. Luther Olsen was re-elected with 58 percent of the vote.
The Republican incumbent defeated Margarete Worthington 46,692 to 34,364.
In Waupaca County, Olsen received 12,626 votes (61 percent) against Worthington, who received 7,941.
Statewide, Republicans maintained control of the Assembly and took back the state Senate, which they lost after the recall elections earlier this year.
After Tuesday’s results, the state Senate shifted to a 17-15 Republican majority.
A special election in replace Sen. Rich Zipperer, R-Pewaukee, who left the Senate to join Gov. Scott Walker’s administration, will be held in December. The seat is expected to reamin Republican, which would increase the GOP majority to 18-15.