Election Night Highlights

State Senator Lena Taylor who was also re-elected on Tuesday, Nov. 6 celebrates with other President Obama and Democratic Party Candidate supporters as they hear the election results. Joining Taylor is Tim Mahone, of Kenosha and director of Mahone Strategies. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)

Congresswoman Gwen Moore speaks to crowd at Democratic Party Victory celebration held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Milwaukee. Moore was re-elected to a fifth term to the U.S. House of Representatives defeating her challenger, Dan Sebring. Moore was also a strong supporter of fellow Democrats running for office, stomping hard around the State of Wisconsin for Tammy Baldwin and of course President Barack Obama. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)

Milwaukee Common Council president Willie L.Hines, Jr. at the voting poll at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School. Hines joined other Black legislators on Tuesday as they helped check in on voting poll activity. Some polls experienced some broken machines early in the morning, and the legislators monitored such situations as they were reported. (Photo by Pat A. Robinson)

Hundreds of voters lined up to vote as soon as the polls opened on Tuesday, Nov. 6 beginning at 7:00 am. These voters casted their votes at Benjamin Franklin School in Milwaukee. Post election results show that Milwaukee’s voter turnout was 87 percent, larger than 2008. (Photo by Pat A. Robinson)