Mandela Barnes
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Mandela Barnes Announces Major Wave of Endorsements

Key Progressive Organizations Endorse New Leadership They Can Count On

By - Jul 25th, 2016 11:09 am

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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