How Scott Walker and Mary Burke have fared on the Truth-O-Meter
Most statements have come down pretty clearly on the False or True side of the meter, in contrast to the 2012 recall election. In that race, won by Walker, nearly one third of claims we rated came down in the middle.
The current trend doesn’t surprise us given the high stakes in Walker’s neck-and-neck re-election bid against Democrat Mary Burke, who is backed by host of allies hoping to undermine the Republican incumbent’s national standing.
Meanwhile, the proportion of claims landing on the False end (about 50 percent) over the last 11 months remained consistent with the 2012 race.
This week, with the Nov. 4, 2014 election fast approaching, we’ll be rounding up Truth-O-Meter claims from the candidates and others.
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