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Mahlon Mitchell

Mahlon Mitchell is former Democratic Party of Wisconsin nominee for Lieutenant Governor in the 2012 Lieutenant Governor recall election.

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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reintroduces Legislation to Strengthen Labor Protections for Public Safety Workers

Bicameral legislation to ensure collective bargaining rights for police officers, fire fighters and EMS personnel

Campaign Cash: SEIU Biggest Labor Union Campaign Donor
Campaign Cash

SEIU Biggest Labor Union Campaign Donor

Public-private employees union spent $718,700 on Evers, $131,140 on Neubauer.

Campaign Cash: Walker Far Outspent Evers in Election
Campaign Cash

Walker Far Outspent Evers in Election

Record $93 million spent on governor’s race, with nearly $58 million for Walker.

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council
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Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council

"Investing in an economy that creates good-paying, family-supporting jobs for the people of Wisconsin is a top priority for our administration."

Murphy’s Law: 33 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

33 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the election’s other big winners and losers?

Murphy’s Law: Early Voting by Democrats Is Higher
Murphy’s Law

Early Voting by Democrats Is Higher

Madison turnout high, new Milwaukee system attracts bigger early vote.

All the Election Data You Want

All the Election Data You Want

It was one for the history books, with many surprising results and newcomers.

Murphy’s Law: 23 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

23 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the other winners and losers in yesterday’s election?

Tony Evers Wins Over Crowded Field

Tony Evers Wins Over Crowded Field

State Superintendent wins easily, Mitchell takes second.

Vote Tuesday: Candidates for Common Council
Vote Tuesday

Candidates for Common Council

Six candidates for 5th District in only primary contest.

Vote Tuesday: Democratic Candidate Guide
Vote Tuesday

Democratic Candidate Guide

Packed Democratic gubernatorial race and county sheriff contest are top items on Tuesday's ballot.

Campaign Cash: Unions Go Big for Mahlon Mitchell
Campaign Cash

Unions Go Big for Mahlon Mitchell

No candidate got more from outside groups, who spent $412,300 on Democratic candidate for governor.

House Confidential: A Home Built for Entertaining
House Confidential

A Home Built for Entertaining

Owners of this riverfront home hold their share of Democratic fundraisers.

Race for Governor: Democrats Make Closing Arguments
Race for Governor

Democrats Make Closing Arguments

Lively gubernatorial debate covered topics from Gov. Walker's worst action to cutting the state's prison population.

Mitchell Slams Walker on Desperate Press Conference
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Mitchell Slams Walker on Desperate Press Conference

"Walker continues to pay us lip service with hollow political stunts instead of actually governing."

Mitchell Statement in Response to Scott Walker’s Hollow Bullying Claim
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Mitchell Statement in Response to Scott Walker’s Hollow Bullying Claim

"Scott Walker’s fake outrage is as out of step as his priorities."

The Collective PAC Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor of Wisconsin
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The Collective PAC Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor of Wisconsin

Today’s endorsement joins Mahlon Mitchell’s growing list of support.

Op Ed: Both Parties Weak on Clergy Sex Abuse
Op Ed

Both Parties Weak on Clergy Sex Abuse

Yes, Matt Flynn has a bad record on the issue but so does Sen. Ron Johnson.

Race for Governor: Liberal Groups Won’t Endorse For Governor
Race for Governor

Liberal Groups Won’t Endorse For Governor

None of four Democratic finalists got more than one-third of online vote.

Poll Good News for Evers, Vukmir

Poll Good News for Evers, Vukmir

Evers lead widens in gubernatorial primary, Vukmir nudges ahead of Nicholson.

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win Democratic Primary?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win Democratic Primary?

Eight challengers for governor, primary just weeks away, who are the favorites?

Race for Governor: Roys Leads Democrats in Money Raised
Race for Governor

Roys Leads Democrats in Money Raised

Also leads seven other Democratic candidates for governor in cash on hand.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries

Voters split along partisan lines on Supreme Court nominee, other national and state issues

Mahlon Mitchell Posts Strongest Fundraising of All Democrats in Race to Replace Scott Walker
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Mahlon Mitchell Posts Strongest Fundraising of All Democrats in Race to Replace Scott Walker

Campaign finance reports filed yesterday reveal Mitchell’s campaign raised $526,000 from January 1 through June 30 of this year .

Race for Governor: Democratic Candidates Duke it Out
Race for Governor

Democratic Candidates Duke it Out

In debate all eight Democrats running for governor blast the Foxconn deal.

UWM to host Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial debate on July 12
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UWM to host Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial debate on July 12

All eight Democratic candidates have agreed to participate.

Mahlon Mitchell Announces 10-day Statewide Issues Tour
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Mahlon Mitchell Announces 10-day Statewide Issues Tour

‘Badger State Beer Tour’ will stop in 20 cities to meet voters and rollout ‘Together We Rise’ platform

Photo Gallery: Juneteenth Day 2018
Photo Gallery

Juneteenth Day 2018

Neither rain nor chilly summer temperatures stopped the festivities, as our photos attest.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters undecided, unfamiliar with candidates
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters undecided, unfamiliar with candidates

Walker, Baldwin hold modest advantages over challengers

Murphy’s Law: Candidates for Governor Hold Debate
Murphy’s Law

Candidates for Governor Hold Debate

But not on TV. And not every Democratic candidate. So who won?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rebuilding a Vibrant Bronzeville
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rebuilding a Vibrant Bronzeville

Actor Danny Glover and many local notables celebrate new development anchored by Black Holocaust Museum.

At Rally, Labor Leaders Say Mitchell Tested as a Leader and Individual, “He Always Rises to the Occasion”
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At Rally, Labor Leaders Say Mitchell Tested as a Leader and Individual, “He Always Rises to the Occasion”

Wisconsin AFL-CIO and IAFF are just two of Mitchell’s growing list of endorsements.

Act 10 Protests Ignited Mahlon Mitchell’s Political Career

Act 10 Protests Ignited Mahlon Mitchell’s Political Career

Madison firefighter hopes to harness union power to oust Walker.

Mahlon Mitchell to Wisconsin Democratic Convention: “Let’s Make History”
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Mahlon Mitchell to Wisconsin Democratic Convention: “Let’s Make History”

"I’m asking for your help in Wisconsin."

Kelda Roys Wins Straw Poll at Wisconsin Democratic Convention
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Kelda Roys Wins Straw Poll at Wisconsin Democratic Convention

Roys won the poll win 23.3% of the vote

Mahlon Mitchell Statement on the Release of Body Cam Footage Involving Sterling Brown
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Mahlon Mitchell Statement on the Release of Body Cam Footage Involving Sterling Brown

"As a first responder, I believe there are no excuses for the violent tactics used against Sterling Brown."

Wisconsin AFL-CIO Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
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Wisconsin AFL-CIO Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

“Mitchell is a true champion for working families and the best choice for Wisconsin governor.”

Mitchell Statement on Scott Walker Consideration of State Takeover of MPS
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Mitchell Statement on Scott Walker Consideration of State Takeover of MPS

"We need to empower and ensure local control so that communities are the voice and driving force behind their unique wants and needs."

Plenty of Horne: Special Elections Attract Local Interest
Plenty of Horne

Special Elections Attract Local Interest

Milwaukee Democrats raising money for outstate special elections Walker resisted calling.

Kelda Roys Wins 2nd Congressional District Democratic Straw Poll
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Kelda Roys Wins 2nd Congressional District Democratic Straw Poll

"Today’s results show that Wisconsin Democrats are looking for hope, optimism, and someone to vote for, not just something to vote against."

Elevating the Next Governor of Wisconsin; Wisconsin’s Choice Campaign Narrows Field to Nine Candidates in Endorsement Process
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Elevating the Next Governor of Wisconsin; Wisconsin’s Choice Campaign Narrows Field to Nine Candidates in Endorsement Process

Thousands vote in poll to find people’s champion to challenge Scott Walker and win

United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1473 Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
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United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1473 Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

“A Mitchell Administration means a bright future for working Americans”

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided on benefits of Foxconn deal, but together in support of background checks for gun sales
SEIU WI Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
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SEIU WI Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

“We need a champion, like Mahlon Mitchell, as Governor”

Mitchell: Too Little, Too Late from Gov. Walker on Infrastructure
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Mitchell: Too Little, Too Late from Gov. Walker on Infrastructure

"The people of Wisconsin need more than Walker’s election-year rhetoric- they need real leadership."

Mahlon Mitchell for Governor Announces Raising Nearly $310,000 in 7 Weeks, Reports $242,000 in Cash on Hand
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Mahlon Mitchell for Governor Announces Raising Nearly $310,000 in 7 Weeks, Reports $242,000 in Cash on Hand

"I plan to have the resources to take on and defeat Scott Walker in November."

Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
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Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

Local 998 represents more than 1,100 members in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Kenosha and Sheboygan.

Photo Gallery: 500 Black Tuxedos
Photo Gallery

500 Black Tuxedos

Upscale event connects teens with role models and a world they mightn't otherwise see.

Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
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Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

First Law Enforcement Endorsement in Race for Governor

Operating Engineers Local 139 Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
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Operating Engineers Local 139 Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

Largest Construction Union Says: “It’s Time for Change in Wisconsin.”

The State of Politics: Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?
The State of Politics

Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?

A record 16 candidates have registered, making predictions difficult.

Plenty of Horne: We’re All Running For Governor
Plenty of Horne

We’re All Running For Governor

Ten Democrats are running, and most were at this forum, chastising Walker.

Statements from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Delegates on Hillary Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President
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Statements from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Delegates on Hillary Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President

"Hillary Clinton will lead the charge from the White House to win social, economic and racial justice for all working families from and we are with her," said Peter Rickman, Bernie Sanders Delegate

Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Endorse Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court
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Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Endorse Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Judge Kloppenburg has also been endorsed by the Wisconsin Professional Police Association.

Wisconsin Coalition for Retirement Security Statement on Private Sector Retirement Bill
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Wisconsin Coalition for Retirement Security Statement on Private Sector Retirement Bill

The proposal would commission a study on the best ways to offer a new path to saving for retirement for private sector workers.

Who Will Run Against Walker?

Who Will Run Against Walker?

The list of possible candidates isn't long, as discussions at the state Democratic convention made clear.

Murphy’s Law: Democrats in Disarray
Murphy’s Law

Democrats in Disarray

The firing of its state spokesperson is just another sign the party has lost its way.

The Chatter: The Democrats’ Secret Weapon
The Chatter

The Democrats’ Secret Weapon

Lt. Governor candidate Mahlon Mitchell could help turnout more black voters -- so why haven’t Dems made more use of him?