2018 Gubernatorial Race: State: Wisconsin ( Tony Evers v Scott Walker )


Race Status

RESULT: Tony Evers (Dem)

Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 10-15-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 06/01/2018
Primaries: 08/14/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Rep Incumbent

Republican Candidate
Scott Walker

Pundit Opinions

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Current Gubernatorial Scoreboard
Bottom Line

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has been elected Governor twice and also won a recall election in between. Democrats detest him, but he has built a strong statewide organization.

Ballotpedia has identified this as a key Democratic primary to watch. It identified 3 senate primaries, 34 house primaries, and 11 state executive primaries. See the full story here.

2018 Wisconsin Data Card
Wisconsin Demographics
Demographic State Nation
Gender 49.7% Male
50.3% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 81.7% White/Caucasian
6.6% Black/African American
5.8% White/Hispanic
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 8.7% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 91.9% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 29.5% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $30,902 $31,128
Unemployment 3.2% 4.1
Median Age 39.4 37.9
Population 5778708 325.7 mil
Square Miles 54158.3 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 1106.7 185.8
People per Household 2.4 2.7
Foreign Born 5.0% 13.5%
Veteran 7.5% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 14.6% 14.6%
Data Credits
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile