MADISON (WXOW) -- State election officials are expecting a high turnout for next week's recall election.
The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board predicts voter turnout could reach as high as 65 percent on June 5.
On Tuesday, the GAB said it estimates that between 60 percent and 65 percent of those old enough to vote will cast ballots.
Board director Kevin Kennedy says it's difficult to make a prediction since Wisconsin has never had a statewide recall election before.
GAB officials say turnout is expected to be higher than the nearly 50 percent in the 2010 general election where Gov. Scott Walker won, but less than the 69 percent turnout in the 2008 presidential election.
Walker faces Democratic challenger Tom Barrett.
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