MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has conceded to Republican Gov. Scott Walker in Wisconsin’s historic recall election.
Barrett addressed supporters in Milwaukee and thanked them for their dedication to his campaign and to the petitions that triggered the recall.
Barrett says Wisconsin is deeply divided, and it’s up to both Republicans and Democrats to listen to one another.
He says he hopes both sides will come together.
Walker says he wants lawmakers to meet next week over burgers and brats to talk about ways to bridge the political divide.