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}}{{tnr}}'''Mandela Barnes''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012#District 11|District 11]] of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mandela Barnes''' is a [[Democratic]] representative-elect of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].
  
 
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Barnes is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 11.  He defeated incumbent [[Jason Fields]] (D) in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref> No Republican has filed to run for this seat. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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Barnes won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 11.  He defeated incumbent [[Jason Fields]] (D) in the Democratic primary on August 14<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary Wisconsin Department of Elections - Official Primary Results]</ref> and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 13:13, 9 November 2012

Mandela Barnes
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Candidate for
Wisconsin State Assembly District 11
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolJohn Marshall High School
Bachelor'sAlabama A&M University (2008)
Personal
Place of birthMilwaukee, Wisconsin
ProfessionCommunity Organizer
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mandela Barnes is a Democratic representative-elect of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Issues

2012

Campaign themes

Barnes lists the following legislative priorities on his official campaign website:[1]

  • Create jobs through local investment
  • Prioritize our children by refunding Public Education
  • Modernize our public transportation system to be more sustainable and accessible across the state
  • Be THERE as a representative of the people

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Barnes won election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 11. He defeated incumbent Jason Fields (D) in the Democratic primary on August 14[2] and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 11 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMandela Barnes 68.3% 2,596
Jason Fields Incumbent 31.7% 1,206
Total Votes 3,802

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