Wisconsin is a state that is split down the middle. Kerry won Wisconsin in '04 by the slimmest of margins, 0.38%. Gore won in 2000 by an even closer vote, 0.22%.
Look at the turnout in Wisconsin!!
(With 97% of precincts reporting)
1,080, 298 - Democratic votes
394,074 - Republican votes
Barack Obama, by himself:- received nearly triple the votes of John McCain (636,049 to 219,838)
- nearly double the votes of ALL Republican candidates COMBINED! (636,049 to 394,074)