Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has defeated Democratic challenger Mary Burke, winning his third gubernatorial election in the state in four years, ABC and Fox News are projecting.

Walker's victory will almost certainly make him a top contender for the Republican race for the White House in 2016.

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First elected governor in 2010, Walker survived a recall effort in 2012 after successfully taking action against collective bargaining.

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