Bradley elected to state Supreme Court
By Robert Cloud
Waupaca County voters were on the same page as the rest of the state in Tuesday’s hotly contested primaries for the presidential nomination.
Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary and Sen. Ted Cruz won the Republican primary in both Waupaca County and Wisconsin.
Both candidates needed to win Wisconsin to keep their races for the nomination viable against their party’s frontrunners.
In Waupaca County, Cruz received 5,194 votes, Donald Trump garnered 4,737 and Gov. John Kasich 817.
Statewide, with 98 percent of the precincts reporting, Cruz received 519,965 votes (48 percent), Trump 377,526 (35 percent) and Kasich 151,074 (14 percent).
In Waupaca County, Sanders won 3,883 votes, while Clinton received 2,582 votes.
Statewide, Sanders received 549,593 votes (56 percent) and Clinton 421,768 (43 percent).
In the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, Justice Rebecca Bradley defeated Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg by a vote of 993,538 (52.5 percent) to 898,590 (47.5 percent).
In Waupaca County, Bradley won by a vote of 10,379 to 6,496.