Tony Evers's file

Evers

Democrat from Wisconsin

Tony Evers, a Democrat, was elected Wisconsin governor in November 2018. His term begins in January 2019. Evers has served as the Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction, a non-partisan position, since 2009. He previously worked as a teacher and school district administrator.

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PolitiFact Wisconsin's most clicked items for August 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin zeroed in on fact-checks that mass shootings are down under Trump, a claim that China is paying U.S. farmers $16 billion through tariffs and more.

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for July 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin zeroed in on fact-checks on claims that President Donald Trump is deporting veterans, an ad that claims Trump wants to cut Medicare to fund tax breaks for billionaires and more.  

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for April 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin were intrigued by fact-checks on former presidential contender Hillary Clinton, State Sen. LaTonya Johnson, Assembly Republicans and more. 

PolitiFact Wisconsin's 'High Five' for March 2019

Readers of PolitiFact Wisconsin in March were fascinated by a variety of topics, the most popular being former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Gov. Tony Evers.

Gov. Tony Evers' record so far on promises a mixed bag

Taking a look at how Gov. Tony Evers has fared with promises on taxes, raising the minimum wage and more