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  Walker, Scott
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2010-01-01  
 
NameScott Walker
Address520 North 68th St
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213, United States
EmailNone
Websitehttp://scottwalker.org/
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Born November 02, 1967 (49 years)
ContributorArmyDem
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Aug 11, 2015 08:12pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Labor - Pro School Vouchers - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Smaller Government - Married - Non-Denominational Christian - Straight -
InfoOn January 3, 2011, Scott Walker was inaugurated as Wisconsin’s 45th Governor. On his first day in office, Governor Walker called the State Legislature into a special session on job creation.

Since that day, he has proposed reform legislation calling for a transformation of the Department of Commerce into a public-private entity named the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. This new organization will be aimed at promoting the State of Wisconsin as a beacon for economic opportunity while keeping in place proper government oversight. Governor Walker has proposed other reforms including small business tax relief, frivolous lawsuit reform, and the creation of the Commission on Waste, Fraud, and Abuse, which will aid in balancing Wisconsin’s estimated $3 billion deficit.

Governor Walker’s proposed reforms are a part of his bold vision for Wisconsin that is founded upon making state government more efficient and allowing the private sector to create 250,000 jobs by 2015.

Scott Walker was born on November 2, 1967 to Llewellyn and Patricia Walker in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He spent his earliest years in Plainfield, Iowa, where Llewellyn served as the pastor of their local church.

The family moved to Delavan, Wisconsin in 1977 when Scott’s father was called to pastor a church there. Scott was involved in sports, band, church, and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He remains active in the Boy Scouts of America to this day.

While in high school, Scott was selected to attend the American Legion’s Badger Boys State Program in Ripon. There, he was selected as one of two representatives to Boys Nation in Washington, D.C. Both of these programs teach young men that the American form of government is stronger and more vital in today’s world of struggle and change than ever before. The experience opened Scott’s eyes to public service.

In 1986, Scott moved to Milwaukee to attend Marquette University. While still in school, he worked for IBM before leaving to work full-time in financial development for the American Red Cross.

Scott was elected to the State Assembly in 1993. While there, he chaired several committees and authored important pieces of legislation that include: Truth-in-Sentencing, photo identification requirements to vote, and the elimination of the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases.

In 2002, Scott was elected Milwaukee County Executive to reform the scandal-ridden county government. The scandal rocked Milwaukee County to its core and left taxpayers on the hook for millions in pension obligations.

For eight years as County Executive, Scott faithfully kept his promise to spend taxpayer money as if it were his own. He cut the county’s debt by 30%, reduced the county workforce by more than 25%, and authored nine consecutive budgets without increasing the property tax levy from the previous year. Despite failing national and state economies, Milwaukee County recorded a budget surplus in 2009.

Scott is married to Tonette, and they have two sons, Matt and Alex. They are active in the community and their church.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
06/10/2016-06/13/2016 Marquette University Law School 39.00% ( 4.2) 57.00% ( 4.0) 4.00% ( 0.2)
03/24/2016-03/28/2016 Marquette University Law School 43.20% ( 4.2) 53.00% ( 2.0) 3.80% ( 2.2)
02/18/2016-02/21/2016 Marquette University Law School 39.00% ( 1.0) 55.00% ( 2.0) 6.00% ( 1.0)
01/21/2016-01/24/2016 Marquette University Law School 38.00% ( 0.0) 57.00% ( 1.0) 5.00% ( 1.0)
11/12/2015-11/15/2015 Marquette University Law School 38.00% ( 1.0) 58.00% ( 1.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
10/14/2015-10/17/2015 St. Norbert College 39.00% ( 2.0) 60.00% ( 2.0) 1.00% ( 0.0)
09/24/2015-09/28/2015 Marquette University Law School 37.00% ( 2.0) 59.00% ( 2.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
08/13/2015-08/16/2015 Marquette University Law School 39.00% ( 2.2) 57.00% ( 0.7) 4.00% ( 1.5)
04/08/2015-04/17/2015 St. Norbert College 41.00% ( 3.0) 58.00% ( 0.0) 1.00% ( 4.0)
04/07/2015-04/10/2015 Marquette University Law School 41.20% ( 5.8) 56.30% ( 8.3) 2.50% ( 2.5)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
10/23/2014-10/26/2014 Marquette University Law School 51.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 20, 2016 08:45am Statement Walker 'without a doubt' inclined to run in 2018   Article RP 
Dec 09, 2015 12:00pm Speculative Addressing WMC's 'Future Wisconsin' summit, Scott Walker hints at third term as governor  Article RP 
Aug 31, 2015 12:00am Idiocy Scott Walker: U.S.-Canada wall a 'legitimate' idea  Article RP 
Aug 03, 2015 01:35pm Event Scott Walker just got punked at a New Hampshire pizza shop  Article RP 
Jun 03, 2015 10:00am Statement Scott Walker: Women Mostly Worry About Rape Pregnancies 'In The Initial Months'  Article RP 
Feb 05, 2015 05:10pm Study Scott Walker Wants to Know If Wind Power Is Making People Sick  Article RP 

TWITTER
Fri Aug 26 20:53:10 +0000 2016 - Large majorities in WI focus group think @HillaryClinton isn't telling truth about Clinton Fdn/State Dept. & emails. https://t.co/zeQ4dl7wwp

Fri Aug 26 12:46:37 +0000 2016 - Read this piece about @HillaryClinton: https://t.co/pAVojAdQ6i

Fri Aug 26 00:33:19 +0000 2016 - "Judge orders State to begin releasing Clinton emails next month." This is becoming a bad month for @HillaryClinton. https://t.co/8KdVQYAesh

Fri Aug 26 00:16:56 +0000 2016 - Had a bit of fun on Tomahawk Lake this afternoon! https://t.co/tQ7BaphbiP

Thu Aug 25 15:58:28 +0000 2016 - Announced 800 new jobs at Direct Supply in Milwaukee. Average pay is more than $32 per hour!

Thu Aug 25 13:44:59 +0000 2016 - Historically State Dept. was free of political pressure & influence. Hillary ruined that & she's unfit to be POTUS. https://t.co/SuBS70xtbQ

Thu Aug 25 12:55:27 +0000 2016 - Congrats to Wisconsin's own @JJWatt for being #1 on #ESPN #NFLRank https://t.co/zaPp5F88eE

Thu Aug 25 02:10:40 +0000 2016 - Liberals are out to get @PatMcCroryNC. They want voters to ignore all of the jobs created in NC. https://t.co/3RCEUDOqbf

Wed Aug 24 19:11:08 +0000 2016 - This cartoon says it all. https://t.co/gZuDnp9ycW

Wed Aug 24 17:11:48 +0000 2016 - .@HillaryClinton cannot tell the truth. https://t.co/QGDje3AGM5

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RACES
  11/04/2014 WI Governor Won 52.26% (+5.68%)
  08/12/2014 WI Governor - R Primary Won 99.42% (+98.88%)
  06/05/2012 WI Governor - Recall Won 53.08% (+6.80%)
  05/08/2012 WI Governor - Recall - R Primary Won 96.88% (+93.80%)
  11/02/2010 WI Governor Won 52.25% (+5.77%)
  09/14/2010 WI Governor - R Primary Won 58.58% (+19.87%)
  04/01/2008 Milwaukee County Executive Won 58.77% (+17.54%)
  04/06/2004 Milwaukee County Executive Won 57.40% (+14.80%)
  04/30/2002 Milwaukee County Executive - Special Election Won 55.18% (+10.36%)
  11/07/2000 WI State House 14 Won 97.98% (+95.97%)
  11/03/1998 WI State House 14 Won 67.64% (+35.28%)
  11/05/1996 WI State House 14 Won 61.52% (+23.05%)
  11/08/1994 WI State House 14 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/29/1993 WI State House 14 - Special Election Won 57.24% (+15.53%)
  06/01/1993 WI State House 14 - Special R Primary Won 44.15% (+20.14%)
  11/06/1990 WI State House 07 Lost 30.52% (-38.96%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  06/07/2016 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-44.96%)
  09/12/2006 WI Governor- R Primary Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WI US President - R Primary - Apr 05, 2016 R Ted Cruz
WI Superintendent of Public Instruction - Apr 02, 2013 R Don Pridemore
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