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|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 11
 
|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 11
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|Tenure = January 7, 2013 – present
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mandela Barnes''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 11 since 2013.
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===2012===
 
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====Campaign themes====
Barnes lists the following legislative priorities on his official campaign website:<ref>[http://www.mandelaforwisconsin.com/ ''Mandela for Wisconsin Official Campaign Website,'' "Home," accessed August 10, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Create jobs through local investment'''
 
*'''Create jobs through local investment'''
 
*'''Prioritize our children by refunding Public Education'''
 
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Revision as of 15:03, 8 January 2013

Mandela Barnes
Mandela Barnes.JPG
Wisconsin State Assembly District 11
Incumbent
In office
January 7, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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 member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 11 since 2013.

Issues

2012

Campaign themes

Barnes listed 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, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMandela Barnes 98.8% 16,403
     Scattering 1.2% 201
Total Votes 16,604


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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Preceded by
Jason Fields (D)
Wisconsin State Assembly District 11
2013–present
Succeeded by
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