State Supreme Court Justice-elect Jill Karofsky won in 17 of 19 Milwaukee County communities, losing to incumbent Dan Kelly in just Franklin and Hales Corners, both in the southern part of the county.
Karofsky, a Dane County judge, did best in Shorewood, where she captured 86% of the vote, winning 5,105 to 826 with two write-ins. She captured 76% of the vote in Milwaukee, her second-highest share of the total. She won there, 68,230 to 21,524 for Kelly, with 155 write-in votes.
Kelly's largest margin of victory was in Franklin, where he took 53% of the vote, beating Karofsky by 699 votes, 6,019 to 5,320 with six write-ins. He won 51% of the vote in Hales Corners, outpolling Karofsky by 48 votes, 1,231 to 1,183.
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