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Scott Walker (politician)

Scott Walker (politician)
Walker in February 2011
Personal data
Date of birthNovember 2, 1967(age 48)
Place of birthColorado Springs, Colorado
Political partyRepublican Party
SpouseTonette Walker (m. 1993)
ChildrenTwo sons
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
Alma materDelavan-Darien High School, 1986
Marquette University (attended, 1986 � 1990)
ReligionNon denominational, evangelical Christian
45th Governor of Wisconsin
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 2011
LieutenantRebecca Kleefisch
Preceded byJim Doyle
Milwaukee County Executive
In officeApril 30, 2002 - December 27, 2010
Succeeded byChris Abele
Preceded byJanine Geske
Member of the
Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 17th District
In officeJune 30, 1993 - May 14, 2002
Succeeded byLeah Vukmir
Preceded byPeggy Rosenzweig

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Scott Kevin Walker (born November 2, 1967) is an American Republican politician who began serving as the 45th Governor of Wisconsin on January 3, 2011, after defeating Democratic candidate Tom Barrett, 52 percent to 47 percent in the November 2010 general election. Previously, Walker was the County Executive of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin from 2002 to 2010, and a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1993 to 2002.

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