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Official results, certified by the Wisconsin Elections Commission, show Democratic Gov. Tony Evers won about 69.8% of the vote in the city of Wauwatosa, compared to Republican Tim Michels’ 29.5%. 

In the 2022 midterm election, Evers won 18,548 of the 26,570 total votes across all Wauwatosa wards. Michels earned 7,838 votes in the city. 

In 2018, Evers won Wauwatosa by a smaller margin, taking 57.3% of the votes compared to Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker’s 41.1%.

Wauwatosa is in Milwaukee County, where Evers won with 70.9% of the vote, compared to Michels’ 28.1%. 

Republicans lost ground and Evers made gains in the Milwaukee suburbs in Ozaukee and Waukesha counties.  


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Hope Karnopp joined Wisconsin Watch as a reporting intern in May 2022. She is a journalism major and is pursuing certificates in public policy and environmental studies at UW-Madison. Hope previously covered state politics as an intern for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She also works with the Daily Cardinal and hosts a radio segment about campus news for WORT-FM, which has been recognized by the Milwaukee Press Club.