Monday, April 27th, 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 True29 (%)(29)
  • Half True25 (%)(25)
  • Mostly False19 (%)(19)
  • False35 (%)(35)
  • Pants on Fire10 (%)(10)

Scott Walker's website

Recent statements involving Scott Walker

Half-True

Collectively, yes, but not true for many individuals

Mostly False

Less than Walker claims -- and less than increases before Obama took office

True

Clearance rack + Kohl's Cash = Campaign speech applause line

Pants on Fire!

Party cites us, but we don't do that kind of rating

Recent stories featuring Scott Walker

Scott Walker's immigration stance after New Hampshire appearance: Decoder ring needed

Gov. Scott Walker took pains to clarify his position on illegal immigration amid allegations of flip-flopping, but questions remain.
 

Scott Walker, Greg Abbott and the Truth-O-Meter

Scott Walker and Greg Abbott, both visiting the Texas-Mexico border, have something else in common.

 

Truth-O-Meter records!

 

Walker, governor of his state longer than Abbott has led Texas, has been checked more often, though.

 

Scott Walker: Shifting views to be in a better position for 2016?

As he has emerged as a front-runner among 2016 GOP presidential contenders, Gov. Scott Walker has shifted some of his positions. On what issues, and to what end?

December 2014 numbers offer a downtick on Walker's first-term jobs promise

Latest report brings us one step closer to final tally for Walker's first term.

Fact-checking claims about Selma and Voting Rights Act

On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights.

 

Rick Scott's 2015 State of the State speech annotated