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Tony Evers
Tony Evers in September 2018 (I).png
46th Governor of Wisconsin
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
Lieutenant Mandela Barnes
Preceded by Scott Walker
26th Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction
In office
July 6, 2009 – January 7, 2019
Governor Jim Doyle
Scott Walker
Preceded by Elizabeth Burmaster
Succeeded by Carolyn Stanford Taylor
Personal details
Born
Anthony Steven Evers

November 5, 1951 (1951-11-05) (age 68)
Plymouth, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Residence Governor's Mansion
Education University of Wisconsin, Madison (BA, MA, PhD)

Anthony Steven Evers (born November 5, 1951) is an American politician and educator. He is the 46th and current Governor of Wisconsin. He was elected Governor on November 6, 2018, defeating Scott Walker.

Before becoming Governor, he served as the 26th Superintendent of Public Instruction of Wisconsin from 2009 to 2019. Evers serves as President of the Council of Chief State School Officers and was Wisconsin's Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction from 2001 to 2009.

Evers was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Wisconsin in the 2018 gubernatorial election. His running mate is community organizer Mandela Barnes. Evers won the election by 1%.

Evers had esophageal cancer before undergoing intensive surgery in 2008.


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