Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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 is now weighing a 2016 presidential bid. Walker is a former Milwaukee County executive and former member of the state Assembly.

Walker's statements by ruling

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

  • True16 (%)(16)
  • Mostly True31 (%)(31)
  • Half True27 (%)(27)
  • Mostly False22 (%)(22)
  • False38 (%)(38)
  • Pants on Fire10 (%)(10)

Scott Walker's website

Recent statements involving Scott Walker

Recent stories featuring Scott Walker

Examining Scott Walker's 'cheaper to keep them' slogan

The governor says losing the Milwaukee Bucks would be more expensive to taxpayers than helping to build the team a new arena. What is behind the numbers?

 

Also: Factchecking the state budget.

No, really -- it's True

They're relatively rare. But the statements we rate True are an interesting lot. Here are 10 of them.

Fact-checking GOP presidential contenders on the economy

Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rick Perry are among the speakers at Gov. Rick Scott’s economic summit in Orlando. 

 

• Revisiting the Legislature’s budget showdown

The High Five: Heavily tilted to False

False, False, False, Pants on Fire.

May 2015 was kind of a rough month for some folks on PolitiFact Wisconsin's Truth-O-Meter.

Final Scott Walker jobs tally shows 250,000 first-term promise far from met

Final numbers for 2014 show Scott Walker fell short on his promise of 250,000 new private-sector jobs in his first term.