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|46th Governor of Wisconsin|
January 7, 2019
|Preceded by||Scott Walker|
|26th Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction|
July 6, 2009 – January 7, 2019
|Preceded by||Elizabeth Burmaster|
|Succeeded by||Carolyn Stanford Taylor|
Anthony Steven Evers
November 5, 1951
Plymouth, Wisconsin, U.S.
|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 had esophageal cancer before undergoing intensive surgery in 2008.
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Evers delivering the 2012 "State of Education Address" in the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda
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