Romney, Thompson Carry Greendale
Mitt Romney and Tommy Thompson won the vote in Greendale but ultimately fell in the presidential and U.S. Senate elections. Romney garnered 54 percent of the vote in Greendale with a village-wide turnout of 82 percent.
Even though President Barack Obama won the national election, Romney garnered 54 percent of the vote in Greendale with a village-wide turnout of 82 percent.
According to unofficial results from Village Clerk Kathy Kasza, Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan garnered 4,854 votes in Greendale while Democrats Obama and Biden received 3,972.
Greendale has trended towards Republican candidates for partisan offices, according to Kasza.
In 2000 and 2004, The Bush-Cheney ticket got 58 percent of the vote in Greendale. In 2008, McCain-Palin carried the village with 54 percent.
In a hotly contested race for the state's open U.S. Senate seat, Democratic candidate U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin won the state of Wisconsin, but former Gov. Tommy Thompson won Greendale.
Thompson grabbed 54 percent of the vote in the village with 4,777 ballots cast in his favor, whereas Democrat candidate Tammy Baldwin received 3,804 votes or 28 percent.
Baldwin won the race to replace the retiring U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, while he lost his bid for vice president, easily won another term to represent the 1st District, which includes Greendale. He got 4,962 votes (59 percent) in the city against challenger Rob Zerban's 3,341 (40 percent).
In the state Assembly race, Greendale Republican incumbent Jeff Stone was cruising to a win over Democratic challenger Kathleen Wied-Vincent of Greendale. Stone had 4,872 votes (59 percent), while Wied-Vincent had 3,386 votes (41 percent).
In the State Senate race, New Berlin Republican incumbent Mary Lazich also won over Democrat Jim Ward of Greendale. Lazich had 4,765 votes (57 percent), Ward had 3,549 votes (43 percent).
All results remain unofficial until certified by the Board of Canvassers.
Voter turnout in Greendale was at 82.2 percent. Greendale has 10,246 registered voters and 8,963 voters came out on Tuesday. Many residents took advantage of early and absentee balloting, with 2,679 residents casting their ballot before election day.
Turnout was huge in the early morning, but quickly quieted the rest of the day. There also the issue people over-voting for an office.
2012 ELECTION RESULTS
Presidential and U.S. Senate results only represent votes in Greendale. Congressional and state legislative results are for entire district.
|Race||Pct. reporting||Democratic Candidates||Results||Republican Candidates||Results|
|U.S. Senate||100%||Tammy Baldwin||3,804||Tommy Thompson||4,777|
|82nd State Assembly District
||100%||Kathleen Wied-Vincent||11,854||Jeff Stone||17,854|
|28th State Assembly District||100%||Jim Ward||34,990||Mary Lazich||60,621|
|1st Congressional District