Scott Walker's file

Walker

Republican from Wisconsin

Scott Walker, a Republican, was elected governor of Wisconsin in November 2010. He was recalled in 2012 after igniting controversy with a bill curtailing public-employee union collective-bargaining rights. He survived the recall election, defeating Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.  He won re-election to a four-year term in November 2014 and was a 2016 presidential candidate before dropping out in September of 2015. Walker is a former Milwaukee County executive and former member of the state Assembly.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True25 (%)(25)
  • Mostly True42 (%)(42)
  • Half True36 (%)(36)
  • Mostly False36 (%)(36)
  • False42 (%)(42)
  • Pants on Fire11 (%)(11)

Scott Walker's website

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