Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks during the NRA's Celebration of American Values Leadership Forum at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits April 13, 2012 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images) President Obama is unlikely to head to Wisconsin to help Democrats defeat Republican Scott Walker in a recall effort there, the Milwaukee-Journal Sentinel reports. His absence could hurt the party in one of the most closely-watched contests of the year. The recall vote is on June 5. Related PostsWhy Scott Walker's victory in Wisconsin isn't bad news for Obama's re-electionDo Democrats have a turnout problem when Obama is not on the ballot?Scott Walker recall: Why Wisconsinites should feel prideWisconsin battle says little about Obama v. RomneyDo the new job numbers make Obama the underdog?