Walker plans to campaign until polls close Tuesday

Walker plans to campaign until polls close Tuesday

By WTMJ News Team. CREATED Jun 4, 2012 - UPDATED: Jun 5, 2012

GREEN BAY- Governor Walker says he'll campaign until the polls close Tuesday night.

Walker was to cast his vote just after 7:00 a.m. at a school near his home in Wauwatosa.

He then was to make campaign stops Ace Marine in Green Bay at 10:00 a.m. and Tomcor Industries in Wausau at 12:00 p.m. before his election night event at the Waukesha County Exposition Center in Waukesha just after 8:00 p.m.

Governor Walker was in Green Bay Monday night after stopping near Madison, Eau Claire, Stevens Point before ending the night in Milwaukee.

"Our secret weapon is the truth," said Walker to Green Bay supporters.  "We don't want to go backward, we to go forward (applause)."

Walker worked the line -- shaking hands and signing autographs with voters, hoping they will line up for him on Tuesday.

The governor says he's not taking any chances despite polls showing him with a slight lead over recall challenger Tom Barrett.  Governor Walker also told voters at a campaign stop in La Crosse that they have a chance to send a message to politicians that it's OK to take on the tough issues. 

Walker is also trying to convince potential swing voters that his reforms are working. The governor made that point during an interview on Live at Daybreak.

Governor Walker is asking Wisconsin residents to vote for him again in a recall race that has politically divided the Badger State.

Walker believes the recall election will be close.  He beat Mayor Barrett in 2010 by more than 120,000 votes.

Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch is also fighting to keep her job.  Both are campaigning together, but will appear separately on Tuesday's recall ballot.