2018 Wisconsin Governor Candidate Guide

Tony Evers (D) vs Scott Walker (R)

Governor | Election | Nov 6, 2018

The Candidates

Tony Evers

Tony Evers

Democrat

Scott Walker

Scott Walker

Republican

The Issues

Abortion

Mostly ban or mostly legal?

Campaign Finance

Support Citizens United decision, allowing unlimited political donations from corporations & unions? Views on Wisconsin campaign finance rules?

Contraception

Allow employers to withhold contraceptive coverage from employees if disagree with it morally?

Courts

Support President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh?

Economy

Support Trump’s imposition of tariffs on Chinese steel and other products?

Evers

No.

Walker

No. Tariffs will harm Wisconsin companies. Asked Trump to reconsider.

Immigration

Support “DACA” recipients or “Dreamers,” who grew up in the US after being brought here illegally as children?

Labor

Enact right-to-work law, eliminating the right of unions to mandate dues for workers they represent? Support or oppose union collective bargaining rights?

Net Neutrality

Require internet providers to provide equal access to all users?

Renewable Energy

Government support for renewable energy?

Voting Rules

Support voting rules that prioritize preventing even the possibility of fraud, even if limit access?

Evers

No. Will “close the chapter of voter suppression in Wisconsin.” Supports automatic voter registration.

Walker

Yes. Has implemented several stricter requirements, calling them necessary to prevent voter fraud.

Other candidates for governor include Phil Anderson (L), Arnie Enz (Wisconsin Party), Maggie Turnbull (I), & Michael White (G). Due to limited space, we can only include responses of candidates polling 15%, but encourage you to check out their websites.