Friday, November 21st, 2014

Mary Burke's file

Burke

Democrat from Wisconsin

Burke is a former Trek Bicycle executive and former Wisconsin Commerce Department secretary who announced on Oct. 7, 2013 that she would seek the Democratic nomination for governor in Wisconsin in the fall 2014 election against incument Republican Gov. Scott Walker. She lost to Walker on Nov. 4, 2014. She is a school board member in Madison, Wisconsin.

Burke's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Burke's statements for that ruling.

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Take this quiz on our fact-checks in the Scott Walker-Mary Burke race

Meanwhile, here are our round-ups of claims on key topics:  Taxes, education, jobs, wages and income, business growth, higher education and miscellaneous items.

Miscellaneous claims in the Scott Walker-Mary Burke race

For the past week we've taken a look, by topic, at some of the major claims that have been made in the camapign for governor. We conclude with a roundup of claims made by and about Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke, that don't fit neatly into a category.

Claims in the Mary Burke-Scott Walker race about higher education

The cost of higher education -- and even Gov. Scott Walker's experience as an undergraduate -- have been fodder for statements in the race between Walker and his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke.

Claims in the Mary Burke-Scott Walker race about business growth

The growth in new businesses and the use of tax breaks in the pursuit of business growth have led to several claims from Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke that we’ve checked on the Truth-O-Meter.

Claims in the Scott Walker-Mary Burke race about income and wages

Alongside jobs, Gov. Scott Walker and his challenger, Mary Burke, have sparred over how Wisconsinites have fared in terms of wages and income.