General election is Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Partisan primary was held Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Oct. 19: Madison (WISC video)

Oct. 26: UW-Milwaukee (TMJ4 video)

Unofficial results: Democrat Tony Evers: 1,324,322, 49.6%; Republican Scott Walker: 1,293,261, 48.4%; Libertarian Phil Anderson, 20,314; independent Maggie Turnbull, 18,779; Wisconsin Party candidate Arnie Enz, 2,714; Wisconsin Green Party candidate Michael White, 11,078.

Republican Ticket

Scott Walker

Walker is the 45th governor of Wisconsin. First elected in 2010, won a 2012 recall and was re-elected in 2014. Elected to the state Assembly in 1993 and won a special election for Milwaukee County executive in 2002, re-elected 2004, 2008.

Campaign manager: Joe Fadness

Pre-election Fundraising (Sept. 1-Oct. 22)
Raised: $7.7 million
Spent: $10.2 million
Cash on hand: $1.6 million

Website: https://www.scottwalker.com/

WisPolitics.com interview: Walker defends job creation record, touts workforce efforts ahead of re-election announcement

Rebecca Kleefisch

Kleefisch is the 44th lieutenant governor of Wisconsin. First elected along with Walker in 2010. Running for re-election as lieutenant governor.

Website: https://www.scottwalker.com/about-rebecca-kleefisch/

WisPolitics.com interview: Kleefisch: Walker’s budget reflects residents’ desires

Democratic Ticket

Tony Evers (Gubernatorial nominee)

Evers is superintendent of public instruction. He was first elected in 2009 and re-elected in 2013 and 2017.

Campaign manager: Maggie Gau

Pre-election Fundraising (Sept. 1-Oct. 22)
Raised: $6 million
Spent: $5.9 million
Cash on hand: $1.7 million

Website: https://tonyevers.com/

WisPolitics.com interview: Evers counting his ability to work across party lines as a plus in guv bid

Cap Times podcast: Tony Evers says Scott Walker’s ‘education governor’ pitch is ‘a joke’

Mandela Barnes (Lt. governor nominee)

Barnes represented Milwaukee’s 11 Assembly District from 2013 – 2017.

Barnes defeated Sheboygan businessman Kurt Kober in the primary. Barnes won 68 percent, or 326,133 votes, while Kober won 32 percent, or 153,727 votes.

 

Website: http://www.mandelabarnes.com/

Other Democrats who appeared on the ballot


Matt Flynn

Flynn is a retired partner at Quarles & Brady and is former state Democratic Party chair.

Campaign manager: Bryan Kennedy

Pre-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $33,848
Spent: $280,453
Cash on hand: $156,858
Loans: $140,000
View the report here.

Website: https://forwardwithflynn.com/

WisPolitics.com/Milwaukee Press Club luncheon interview: Flynn says he’s ‘a different kind of candidate’

Cap Times podcast: Matt Flynn says the Democratic primary is a two-man race


Andy Gronik
Dropped bid June 21.

Gronik is a Milwaukee businessman and founder of the non-profit Stage W.

2017 Fundraising
Raised: $554,430 (Includes self-donation of $450,000.)
Spent: $456,603
Cash on hand: $97,827

Website: https://www.andygronik.com/

WisPolitics.com interview: Gronik says he’d be a ‘no’ vote on Foxconn deal

Cap Times podcast: Andy Gronik on beer, bikes and ‘family first’


Mike McCabe

McCabe is former director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign and founder of Blue Jean Nation.

Campaign manager: Christine Welcher

Pre-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $27,301
Spent: $33,113
Cash on hand: $61,961
Loans: $60,000
View the report here.

Website: http://www.governorbluejeans.com/

WisPolitics.com interview: McCabe says Dem field following his lead on key issues

Cap Times podcast: Mike McCabe says governors should be ‘servants, not masters’


Mahlon Mitchell

Mitchell is president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin and served more than 15 years as a Madison firefighter.

Campaign manager: Jacob Dusseau

Pre-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $117,142
Spent: $244,069
Cash on hand: $241,138
View the report here.

Website: https://mahlonmitchell.com/

WisPolitics.com’s interview: Mitchell says his race, Act 10 don’t define his campaign


Joshua Pade

Pade, of Milwaukee, is a corporate attorney and political activist.

Pre-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $16,418
Spent: $10,864
Cash on hand: $9,055
Loans: $2,250
View the report here.

Website: https://www.padeforwisconsin.com/


Kelda Roys

Roys represented the 81st AD from 2008 until 2013 and is former executive director of NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin.

Campaign manager: Sonja Chojnacki

Pre-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $147,359
Spent: $523,570
Cash on hand: $291,551
Loans: $255,000
View the report here.

Website: http://keldaforgovernor.com/

Cap Times podcast: Kelda Roys says Wisconsin is ready for a ‘new generation’ of leaders


Paul Soglin

Soglin is mayor of Madison. He’s served three stints as mayor, from 1973 to 1979, 1989 to 1997, and 2011 to present.

Campaign manager: Melissa Mulliken

Pre-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $45,465
Spent: $3,262
Cash on hand: $100,002
View the report here.

Website: https://paulsoglinforgovernor.com/

WisPolitics.com interview: Soglin says tax increases needed to invest in education, transportation, other priorities

Cap Times podcast: Paul Soglin embraces ‘Madison liberal’ label


Kathleen Vinehout

Vinehout, of Alma, represents the 31st SD. She was first elected in 2006, and was re-elected in 2010 and 2014.

Campaign manager: Vacant

Pre-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $2,135
Spent: $0
Cash on hand: $26,063
Loans: $14,893
View the report here.

Website: http://www.kathleenvinehout.org/

WisPolitics.com interview: Vinehout says voters should consider her experience and performance, not gender

Cap Times podcast: Kathleen Vinehout says she’ll put ‘people first’


Dana Wachs
Dropped bid June 22.

Wachs, D-Eau Claire, represents the 91st AD. He was first elected in 2012, and re-elected in 2014 and 2016.

2017 Fundraising
Raised: $555,265 (Includes $271,000 in loans.)
Spent: $395,436
Cash on hand: $162,826

Website: https://www.danawachs.com/

Cap Times podcast: Dana Wachs campaigned for ‘regular folks’

Other Candidates

The list below includes only those candidates who have filed enough signatures to qualify for ballot access.

Additional candidates include: Phillip Anderson (Libertarian), of Fitchburg; Arnie Enz (The Wisconsin Party), of Appleton; Maggie Turnbull (independent), of Madison; and Michael White (Wisconsin Green), of Mindoro.