2018 wisconsin governor primary candidates (democrat) august 14, 2018

WEAC is providing the following information and links to the Democrats running for governor on the primary ballot August 14. While WEAC is not recommending a candidate for governor in the primary election, these Democrats have strong track records supporting public education -- unlike the incumbent governor . Take time to learn about these candidates using the links below. To register to vote, find out where you vote, and more, go to myvote.wi.gov.

tony evers

Tony Evers
  • Tony Evers is currently the head of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
Matt Flynn
  • Matt Flynn is a retired Milwaukee attorney and former Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairman.

mike mccabe

Mike McCabe
  • Mike McCabe was the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign for 15 years.


Mahlon Mitchell
  • Mahlon Mitchell is the head of the Wisconsin state's firefighter union.


Josh Pade
  • Political new-comer Josh Pade was born in Kenosha and has been working in the private sector.
Kelda Roys
  • Kelda Helen Roys, a former state representative, led efforts in the Legislature to pass a bill banning the chemical bisphenol A from baby bottles and spill-proof cups.

paul soglin

Paul Soglin
  • Longtime Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is in his 20th year as mayor of Madison, a position he's held off and on since 1973.

kathleen vinehout

Kathleen Vinehout
  • Wisconsin Sen. Kathleen Vinehout has served in the Senate since 2006.

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