Sheboygan County's results are finally in, and they give Glenn
Grothman a 219-vote lead over Joe Liebham in the hotly contested
GOP primary for Wisconsin's lone open congressional seat.
six votes and Liebham picked up one vote in the official canvass
results posted Wednesday evening by the Government Accountability
Board. Grothman's lead thus grew by five votes compared to the
unofficial election night results.
The two state
senators were the top finishers in a four-way primary for the
Republican nomination to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Petri in
the Republican-leaning 6th Congressional District. The Democratic
candidate is Mark Harris.
Ten of the 11
counties in the district submitted their canvass results Tuesday,
leaving Sheboygan as the only outstanding county.
Leibham now has
three days to demand a recount.