Meet the Candidate: Tony Evers

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- Tony Evers has won three state wide elections for Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction. He was first elected to that position in April of 2009. Before that, he was Deputy State Superintendent.

Evers is a Plymouth, Wisconsin native. He received his bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree in educational administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

His first job was working as a teacher in Baraboo, Wisconsin. He has been a high school principle in Tomah and worked as a superintendent in Oakfield and Verona.

Gray TV affiliate WMTV's Hannah Flood interviewed Evers and the seven other Democratic gubernatorial candidates between July 26 and Aug. 6 at the WMTV Studios. Each was asked the same three questions and given one minute to reply to each. The winner of the Aug. 14 primary advances to the Nov. 6 Election and will face incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

Learn more about Evers, his campaign and policies here.