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Governor of Wisconsin
Privy Seal of Wisconsin.svg
Seal of the Governor
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Incumbent
Tony Evers

since January 7, 2019
Residence Wisconsin Governor's Mansion
Term length Four years, no term limits
Inaugural holder Nelson Dewey
Formation June 7, 1848 (1848-06-07)
Deputy Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
Salary $146,597.88

The Governor of Wisconsin is the highest executive authority in the government of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The position was first filled by Nelson Dewey on June 7, 1848, the year Wisconsin became a state. Prior to statehood, there were four Governors of Wisconsin Territory.

The current governor is Tony Evers, a Democrat who took office on January 7, 2019.


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