Democratic Party of Wisconsin
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Walker Ranked 8th Least Popular Governor in Nation

New Morning Consult briefing shows Walker approval numbers underwater

By - Apr 13th, 2018 09:34 am
Governor Scott Walker. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

Governor Scott Walker. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

MADISON — Recent polling from Morning Consult suggests that Gov. Scott Walker’s reelection bid may be on even shakier ground than he thought: Walker’s disapproval rating has mounted to 50%, placing him as the 8th most unpopular governor in the nation.

“It is not surprising at all that Scott Walker is one of the least popular governors in the country given the harm he’s caused for our communities and our neighbors,” said Martha Laning, chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. “Instead of Gov. Walker working to be sure Wisconsinites have the most affordable and accessible healthcare in the nation, the Governor proposes legislation to rip healthcare away from 80,000 Wisconsinites, thereby increasing the cost of healthcare for all of us.

“Instead of investing in our schools, tech colleges and universities, which are our economic engines as well as an on-ramp to the middle class, the Governor cuts education funding, leaving our youth at a disadvantage and our businesses without the workforce they need. Instead of properly funding our roads which have declined to be the second worst in the nation, he lavishes tax breaks on his donors. Scott Walker is not standing up for us or our state.

“In contrast, Democrats would fully fund education and reduce student debt. We would work with local businesses to grow jobs and entrepreneurship. We would work to ensure all Wisconsinites have access to affordable healthcare, thereby ensuring that a devastating health diagnosis doesn’t also come with a bankruptcy notice. We know the role of our elected leaders is to grow opportunity for every Wisconsin resident. In November, Wisconsinites will elect a governor who is in touch with their needs.”

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2 thoughts on “Walker Ranked 8th Least Popular Governor in Nation”

  1. Terry says:

    Career Politician Scott Walker is the most corrupt, duplicitous, lying, cheating scheming Republican POS in the entire state. He is a life long Bog Gocernment moocher who has never worked a single say in the private sector he claims to adore. He has literally destroyed Wisconsin by “dividing and conquering the state” destroyed thousands of lives and businesses through his completely inept governing, roads are crumbling, schools are unfunded, DOT debt is in the billions, FoxCON is a 4.5 Billion dollar taxpayer funded DISASTER, no rural internet, health care sysrem is collapsing due to Walker and Republican’s sabotage. Republicans and Walker sold the state and environment out to corporate interests. They gerrymandered the state and stole our voting rights! They block elwctions mandated by LAW! They blame working people and poor people for everything and make them pee in cups for food but these republicans are WAY bigger moochers than the working class people of Wisconsin! Shouldn’t they pee in cups for their taxpayer funded salaries, lavish benefits and health care and public housing? Walker and Republicans have perfected the art of political corruption and everyone in the state suffers because of it!

    Dump Walker 2018
    Legalize Cannabis!!

  2. Troll says:

    Legalize crack cocaine 2018!!

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