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

  • True24 (%)(24)
  • Mostly True41 (%)(41)
  • Half True35 (%)(35)
  • Mostly False35 (%)(35)
  • False41 (%)(41)
  • Pants on Fire11 (%)(11)

Scott Walker's website

Recent stories featuring Scott Walker

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.

Fact checks on Rebecca Dallet and Michael Screnock in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Election Day is April 3, 2018.

In Context: Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin 'backwards'?

Also: In connection with the national school walkout, our four gun fact checks since Parkland

Fact checking the Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates

Also: Despite the repeated claims, why 18 "school shootings" in '18 is misleading.