Rebecca Dallet, a Milwaukee County judge who received the backing of Vice President Joe Biden and got support from former attorney general Eric Holders National Democratic Redistricting Committee, has been declared the winner in a state Supreme Court race in Wisconsin on Tuesday night. With more than 40 percent of precincts reporting, she led Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock by more than 10 points. Dallets victory shrinks the conservative majority on the states highest court from 5-2 to 4-3, which could have implications on future voting rights issues and gerrymandering. It is also another data point suggesting that nationwide and in Wisconsin specifically, the tide may be turning to Democrats favor.
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