Governor of Wisconsin (2019 - present)
Tony Evers (Democrat) is the Governor of Wisconsin. Evers was elected to the office on November 6, 2018. That year, he defeated incumbent Gov. Scott Walker (R) in Walker's campaign for a third term as governor. He ran on a joint ticket with the lieutenant gubernatorial nominee, Mandela Barnes (D).
Evers served as the Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction from 2009 to 2019. He was first elected to the nonpartisan position in 2009, and was re-elected in 2013 and 2017.
Before becoming superintendent, Evers worked as deputy state superintendent and in other positions in the education field including classroom teacher, principal, and school district administrator.
Born in Plymouth, Wisconsin, Evers graduated from Plymouth High School and went on to attend the University of Wisconsin in Madison for each of his three degrees. He now holds a B.A., M.Ed., and Ph.D. in educational administration.
Evers began his career as a classroom teacher, and has since worked as a principal, school district administrator, CESA administrator, and deputy state superintendent.