More than $80 million was spent on the recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), according to a new report from the non-partisan watchdog Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, more than doubling the previous record for the cost of a gubernatorial race in the state.

Walker and his allies outspent Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) and his allies by $58.7 million to $22 million, a nearly three to one margin. Walker won the race by a seven-point margin. Democrats argued after the results that they'd lost because of the heavy spending on the race.

When the other recall elections are added in, total spending on elections in the state topped $137 million.