Mandela Barnes Announces Major Wave of Endorsements
Key Progressive Organizations Endorse New Leadership They Can Count On
MILWAUKEE – Today, Wisconsin State Representative Mandela Barnes (D – Milwaukee) – candidate for the Wisconsin State Senate in the 4th District – announced a remarkable wave of endorsements from the following key public education, environmental, healthcare, and labor organizations in his primary challenge:
American Federation of Teachers Local 212
Citizen Action of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association
Service Employees International Union Local 1 Wisconsin
United Automobile Workers Southeastern Wisconsin Area CAP Council
Wisconsin Education Association Council
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals
Wisconsin Jobs Now
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters
Wisconsin Working Families Party
“I am so proud to have earned endorsements from such an exceptional array of organizations whose members have been on the forefront of fighting for our most basic values and freedoms,” said Rep. Barnes. “Their work and support are truly inspiring, and I look forward to continue fighting alongside them in the State Senate.”
Mandela is serving his second term as State Representative for Wisconsin’s 11th Assembly District, which includes the City of Milwaukee’s north side and parts of the City of Glendale. As a community organizer, Mandela has experienced the greatness of the Milwaukee area and also understands its most complex challenges, which has compelled him to run for elected office in the Wisconsin State Legislature.
The primary election for the 4th Senate District is on August 9, 2016.
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"Rep. Kremer has repeatedly used his position of power as a state legislator to attack poor people, LGBTQ+ people, and people of color."
“Wisconsin Republicans have long ignored the real work and efforts by legislators and community members in Milwaukee to address the root causes of criminal activity.”
“In Milwaukee, innocent lives continue to be lost to violent shootings at a shockingly record pace, and elected officials across our state and our nation continue to turn a blind eye to this heartbreaking problem.”
“I look forward to sharing ideas with my fellow NewDEAL Leaders, hearing about what is working best in their communities, and replicating that progressive growth here in Wisconsin.”