MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on the Wisconsin Supreme Court race between incumbent Justice Rebecca Bradley and state appellate Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg (all times local):
Justice Rebecca Bradley's ties to Gov. Scott Walker are driving some Wisconsin voters to cast their ballots for JoAnne Kloppenburg.
The Republican governor has appointed Bradley to three judicial positions in three years, including her spot on the Supreme Court this past October.
Tom Kleese of Verona says he voted for Kloppenburg because Walker gave Bradley all her judicial jobs and he was never been enamored with Walker. Tim Howell of Sun Prairie said he voted for Kloppenburg because he believes Bradley lacks experience since Walker has advanced her so quickly.
Steve Hanrahan of Sun Prairie said he voted for Bradley. He said she's done a good job on the high court even though she hasn't been a justice for long.
Rebecca Bradley and JoAnne Kloppenburg will soon find out which of them will get a 10-year term on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Voters on Tuesday will pick which candidate should fill the seat of Justice Patrick Crooks, who died in his chambers in September. Republican Gov. Scott Walker appointed Bradley to fill the seat in December, giving her the advantage of incumbency going into the election.
But liberal group One Wisconsin Now revealed writings by Bradley as a college student in 1992 in which she bashed gay people and feminism and likened abortion to the Holocaust. The writings dominated headlines for a week, but she still had a slight lead in the last statewide poll in the race.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
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