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Prepare to mark your ballots: It's decision day in Wisconsin

Nov 06, 2018 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

Wisconsin already has one measure of public interest in Tuesday's midterm elections: a record number of 547,954 absentee ballots were counted as of Sunday, blowing out the early voting total from the 2014 midterm by nearly 174,000 ballots.

Midterm elections generally draw between 50 percent and 55 percent of the voting age population, said Reid Magney, a spokesman for the Wisconsin Elections Commission. The 2014 midterm, between the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections, came in at the high...