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Moore is winner in recall primary

Democratic 10th District Senate candidate Shelly Moore is the winner of the recall primary election. With all but three of 113 precincts reporting, Moore holds a 17,779-15,245 lead as of 10:15 p.m.

The three missing precincts are in Dunn County.

Moore won in every county. At about 10:15 p.m. the totals were:

St. Croix 8,325-7,950

Pierce 3,561-2,515

Polk 3,958-3,407

Dunn 1,002-573

Burnett 933-800

Weix, who has run as a Republican in other races, ran against Moore in the Democratic primary in an attempt to gain more campaign time for Republican incumbent Sheila Harsdorf. She was in Madison working on a budget bill during the early weeks of the campaign.

Moore will now face Sen. Harsdorf in the recall election scheduled Aug. 9.