State had 2nd highest voter turnout in nation
Wisconsin had the nation's second-highest voter turnout, but it was down from four years ago.
American University in Washington puts the Badger State's turnout at 70.9 percent of the voting age population.
Only neighboring Minnesota had more voter participation with almost 75.9 percent.
The Gopher State had a hotly-contested U.S. Senate race between incumbent Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken - one that was so close, the ballots are being recounted by hand.