Friday, September 4th, 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 a 2016 presidential candidate. 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.

  • True18 (%)(18)
  • Mostly True36 (%)(36)
  • Half True28 (%)(28)
  • Mostly False24 (%)(24)
  • False39 (%)(39)
  • Pants on Fire10 (%)(10)

Scott Walker's website

Recent statements involving Scott Walker

Recent stories featuring Scott Walker

Our Labor Day fact check roundup

For Labor Day, a look at fact checks over the past year that are of interest to working folks in Wisconsin.

 

Happy Birthday to us! The top 5 items from past 5 years

 

In Context: What Scott Walker said about a Canada wall

In Context: What Scott Walker said about a Canada wall

Gov. Scott Walker was ridiculed for comments he made about building a wall along the Canadian border. What exactly did he say?

August High Five: Walker runs the table

Items focused on Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican candidate for president, dominated the PolitiFact Wisconsin High Five of most-clicked items for August.

10 fact-checks about immigration in the presidential race

We have fact-checked misleading claims about anchor babies, deportations, sanctuary cities and the candidates' proposals.

 

In Context: Scott Walker and 'birthright citizenship'

Articulating positions on immigration continues to hinder Gov. Scott Walker on the presidential campaign trail. A closer look at his statements on "birthright citizenship."