Mandela Barnes

American politician
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Mandela Barnes (born December 1, 1986) is an American politician and community organizer. Barnes is the Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin.[1] He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from 2013 to 2017.[2]

Barnes was the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin in the 2018 election running alongside Tony Evers and they won the general election in November 2018.[3]


  1. "Democrat Tony Evers ousts Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker". Politico. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  2. "Mandela Barnes's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
  3. Milwaukee, Urban. "Mandela Barnes Wins 2018 DPW Convention Straw Poll with 80.9% of the Vote". Urban Milwaukee. Retrieved July 11, 2018.

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