NBC News declared Scott Walker the projected winner in the Wisconsin recall effort. After the most expensive campaign in Wisconsin's history, the governor will get to keep his seat. Officials estimated the turnout to be close to the 69 percent level — right up there with the 2008 presidential election. Here's a look at the day in pictures.
Voters lining up to vote at the French Immersion School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Tuesday.
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker walking past members of the press after he filled out his ballot in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
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Crowds gathering outside of the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison.
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A woman casting her ballot in Milwaukee. Wisconsin.