Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Scott Walker campaigns in Iowa in August 2015 (photo courtesy of Walker campaign)

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.

Rulings from PolitiFact National

The Latest from PolitiFact Wisconsin

Mostly False

Mostly False + Mostly False = Mostly False

Mostly True

Poll cited is extensive, but more to the story

Limit the time on public assistance for certain recipients

Return budget surpluses to taxpayers

Support a major increase in the enrollment cap in the statewide private school voucher program

False

Available evidence shows he left on his own, in good standing

Half-True

Aside from one-year blip, rating has been consistently high

Mostly True

Yes, thanks in part to a predecessor’s program he discontinued

False

No evidence that vast majority weren't from Wisconsin

Mostly True

Accurately quotes study, but part of methodology questioned