Unofficial results: Neubauer claims victory for 66th Assembly race

66th Assembly race

10:26 p.m.: With all 26 wards reporting. Greta Neubauer earned 1,518 votes against John Tate II, who earned 1,301. This is the second and final unofficial result, according to the Racine County Clerk.

10:03 p.m.: With 14 of the 26 wards counted, the Racine County Clerk has released the first unofficial results. Greta Neubauer received 847 votes while John Tate II received 607 votes.

9:49 p.m.: Although we’re at the Racine County Courthouse, we don’t have any official numbers yet. Greta Neubauer’s campaign is declaring herself the winner of the race.

9:14 p.m.: The City of Racine is now not reporting any of its numbers because the County is supposed to be getting them first.

8:58 p.m.: Greta Neubauer is leading 608 to 438 the race against John Tate II with 9 of 33 wards reporting.

8:48 p.m.: No numbers have come back yet for the 66th Assembly special election between Greta Neubauer and John Tate II.

Racine County Clerk Wendy Christensen said the special election turnout is hard to predict, but it will likely not be much with it being so close to the holidays and a special election.

“I’m hearing that it was a low turnout, but that’s just what I’ve heard,” she said.

Residents living in the 66th Assembly District will head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a primary election between Greta Neubauer and John Tate II.

Both candidates are running as Democrats in the primary election. The person with the most votes will then be the only candidate on the ballot for the primary election, which will be held Jan. 16. The seat was left vacant after Cory Mason was elected the Mayor of Racine in October.

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