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 True35 (%)(35)
  • Mostly False35 (%)(35)
  • False42 (%)(42)
  • Pants on Fire11 (%)(11)

Scott Walker's website

Recent stories featuring Scott Walker

Fact-check look at 4 issues raised in debate for Democratic candidates for governor

Prisons vs UW, rape kits, business creation and Foxconn.

Fact tracking the 2018 candidates for Wisconsin governor

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Walk-O-Meter: On 2 campaign promises on education, Scott Walker falters

Repealing Common Core, creating 'universal access' didn't happen.

Fact checking Wisconsin Republicans

Reviewing our seven most recent fact checks on Wisconsin Republicans, ahead of the state GOP convention.

High 5: Most-clicked fact checks include guns, Paul Ryan, governor's race

A Gabrielle Giffords group attack earned the most page views.