Know your candidate: Republican Scott Walker, running for governor

Gov. Scott Walker (Photo courtesy Walker campaign)

(WLUK) -- Gov. Scott Walker is one of six candidates on the ballot for Wisconsin governor.

Walker was elected governor in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. Prior to that, he was Milwaukee County executive and represented southeastern Wisconsin in the state Assembly.


Walker's website highlights his focus on jobs and developing the workforce; cutting taxes; education funding; supporting small businesses; supporting farmers and rural citizens; preserving gun rights and hunting and fishing; his pro-life position; supporting veterans; and affordable health care.

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Running mate

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch has been elected along with Walker since 2010. She is a former broadcast news reporter and is married to former State Rep. Joel Kleefisch.

Other candidates

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