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Tony EversDEMDemocrat Governor
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WIResidence (state)

Anthony Steven Evers (born November 5, 1951) is an American educator and politician serving as the 46th governor of Wisconsin since 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, Evers served as Wisconsin's Superintendent of Public Instruction from 2009 to 2019.Born and raised in Plymouth, Wisconsin, Evers was educated at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, eventually receiving a Ph.D. After working as a schoolteacher for several years, he became a school administrator, serving as a principal and, later, district superintendent. Evers first ran for Superintendent of Public Instruction in 1993 and again in 2001, losing both elections. Evers was instead appointed deputy superintendent, a position he served in from 2001 to 2009. In 2009, he ran for Superintendent of Public Instruction again, this time winning. He was reelected twice, in 2013 and 2017. On August 23, 2017, Evers announced his candidacy for governor of Wisconsin, challenging two-term Republican incumbent Scott Walker. Walker was seen as a vulnerable incumbent and had been criticized for his education policies. Evers won the Democratic primary in August 2018. Former state representative Mandela Barnes won the primary for lieutenant governor, becoming Evers's running mate.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Doctorate Educational Administration
1986
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Master's Educational Administration
1976
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Bachelor's Educational Administration
1973
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Governor
State of Wisconsin
2019 - Current
Superintendent of Public Instruction
State of Wisconsin
2009 - 2019
Deputy State Superintendent
State of Wisconsin
2001 - 2009
Chief Administrator
Cooperative Educational Service Agency 6
1992 - 2000
Former Principal
Tomah School District
Former Superintendent
Oakfield School District
Former Superintendent
Verona School District
Former Teacher
Baroboo School District
Other Experience1 - 2 of 2
Member
Council of Chief State School Officers
Current
President
Deputy State Superintendent Leadership Commission