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

Aug 3: Milwaukee County Dem forum: Part 1, Part 2

July 12: Milwaukee televised debate: https://www.tmj4.com/decision2018

Jan. 17: UW-Fox Valley (WisEye video)

Dec. 11: VFW Post 305 – Eau Claire (WisEye video)

Republican Ticket

Primary election results (unofficial returns): Scott Walker: 91.59% (417,654 votes); Robert Meyer: 8.41% (38,353 votes)

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-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $670,061
Spent: $1.7 million
Cash on hand: $4.9 million
View the report here.

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

Republican Primary Challenger

Robert Meyer, of Sun Prairie, was the only Republican challenger to turn in enough signatures to make the primary ballot.

Democratic Ticket

Primary election results (unofficial returns): Tony Evers: 41.75% (224,544 votes); Mahlon Mitchell: 16.38% (88,090 votes); Kelda Roys: 7.39% (39,756 votes); Matt Flynn: 5.87% (31,546 votes); Paul Soglin: 5.23% (28,148 votes); Andy Gronik: 1.24% (6,664 votes); Dana Wachs: .78% (4,210 votes); Josh Pade: .36% (1,929 votes).

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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-Primary Fundraising (July 1-30)
Raised: $109,445
Spent: $258,392
Cash on hand: $158,165
Loans: $100,000
View the report here.

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.