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SHOWDOWN STATES: WISCONSIN
The Candidates:
• George W. Bush
• John Kerry
• Ralph Nader
• Third Parties
Showdown States:
The Conventions:
• Democratic
• Republican


* Sampling error: +/-4% points
(1) Sampling error: +/-3% points
Poll: Bush, Kerry split six key states
Gallup.com: Showdown state poll details external link
Wisconsin poll roundup
COOK ELECTORAL RATING - TOSS UP
The Cook Political Report rates each state's leaning in the Electoral College based upon a canvas of at least four top strategists for each party. As of October 21, Wisconsin was rated a Toss Up.
Cook's U.S. electoral map
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BUSH/CHENEY
12 Bush visits since March 3
Oct. 30 - BUSH: Rally, Ashwaubenon
Oct. 29 - CHENEY: Event, Eau Claire
Oct. 27-28 - CHENEY: Coffee, Waukesha, Schofield
KERRY/EDWARDS
14 Kerry visits since March 3
Oct. 30 - KERRY: Rally, Appleton
Oct. 29 - EDWARDS: Rally, Lacrosse
Oct. 28 - KERRY: Rally, Madison
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BUSH/CHENEY
$612,960
October 21-27
KERRY/EDWARDS
$856,224
October 21-27
10



Badger State

Estimated 5,472,299 in 2003

Gore (48%) defeated Bush (48%) by 5,708 votes.
Presidential voting history

In five of the past seven elections, Wisconsin has voted Democratic.
Electoral College explainer




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