MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - It is official. The Government Accountability Board has ordered a recount in a state Senate recall election. This afternoon’s order asks the Racine County Board of Canvassers to start that recount Wednesday morning. Incumbent Republican state Senator Van Wanggaard had requested after last week’s official canvass showed him trailing Democratic challenger John Lehman 834 votes. A total of almost 72 thousand votes were cast. Racine County will have until July 2nd to finish the vote recount. Every politician in Wisconsin is watching this situation because the party which wins this vote will have majority control of the state Senate.
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