Matthew Flynn (Democrat) was a candidate for Governor of Wisconsin. Flynn lost the primary on August 14, 2018.
After his graduation from Yale University in 1969, Flynn joined the U.S. Navy. After he was honorably discharged from the Navy, Flynn attended law school at the University of Wisconsin and joined the law firm of Quarles & Brady, LLP. He has practiced law with the firm since then, specializing in commercial and securities-related litigation, representing the media, and assisting companies with internal investigations. Flynn has previously served as chairman of the Wisconsin Democratic Party.