Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes
Press Release

Mandela Barnes Earns Over 100 Endorsements from Wisconsin Elected Officials in Race for U.S. Senate

Barnes Has Built an Unparalleled Statewide Coalition to Defeat Ron Johnson

By - Nov 1st, 2021 10:13 am

MADISON — Today, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes announced that he has earned over 100 endorsements from elected officials across Wisconsin, far outpacing the field in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.

“I’m proud of the statewide coalition we’ve built, and I’m grateful to have the support of so many leaders from across Wisconsin,” said Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes. “As I’ve gone around the state, I’ve heard from leaders and voters who are tired of representatives in DC that put corporate special interests ahead of our communities, and that’s why folks have been so excited about our campaign.

“And I’m particularly proud to have these local leaders on our team – these are the folks who are doing the hard work of governing where the rubber meets the road, providing essential services, supporting local businesses, and giving our kids the tools they need to thrive,” added Barnes. “These leaders have joined our movement to change the game in Washington because they know that I’ll fight to uplift communities in every corner of our state. Together, we’re going to deliver high-quality health care, tackle climate change, create good-paying jobs, invest in local infrastructure, and build ladders of opportunity across Wisconsin.”

Barnes’ strong support among local elected officials across the state is just the latest indicator that he is the best candidate to mobilize a statewide coalition to defeat Ron Johnson and deliver for Wisconsin working families.

Polling released in September shows that Barnes holds a 29-point lead in the Democratic primary, including leading in every media market in the state.

Last month, Barnes announced that he raised over $1.12 million in the third quarter of 2021, outraising the field, including Ron Johnson, and powered by grassroots support from all 72 counties across Wisconsin.

The full list of elected leaders from across Wisconsin endorsing Lt. Gov. Barnes:

Mandela Barnes for Wisconsin

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