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|Profile picture      = Mandela Barnes.JPG
 
|Profile picture      = Mandela Barnes.JPG
 
|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 11
 
|Position            = Wisconsin State Assembly District 11
|Status               = Candidate
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|Status =Incumbent
|Political party     = Democratic
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|Tenure = January 7, 2013 – present
|Profession          = Community Organizer
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|Term ends = January 5, 2015
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|Assumed office =2013
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|Political party = Democratic
|High school         = John Marshall High School
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|Place of birth       =Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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|Base salary = $49,943/year
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|Per diem = $88/day
|Campaign website     =http://www.mandelaforwisconsin.com/
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|Personal website     =http://www.facebook.com/MandelaForWI
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mandela Barnes''' is a [[Democratic]] representative-elect of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]].
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|First elected = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Office website =http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?h=A&d=11
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mandela Barnes''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Barnes served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Wisconsin
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = State and Federal Relations
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|Committee2 = Urban and Local Affairs
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|Committee3 = Urban Education
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means
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|Committee5 = Workforce Development
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
====Campaign themes====
 
====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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Barnes's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.mandelaforwisconsin.com/ ''Mandela for Wisconsin Official Campaign Website,'' "Home," accessed August 10, 2012]</ref>
 
*'''Create jobs through local investment'''
 
*'''Create jobs through local investment'''
 
*'''Prioritize our children by refunding Public Education'''
 
*'''Prioritize our children by refunding Public Education'''
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
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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>
 
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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 11, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = –
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Mandela Barnes
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|candidate2 =''Scattering''
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|votes1 =16403
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|votes2 = 201
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|votes2 = 1206
 
|votes2 = 1206
 
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Barnes
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|Full name = Mandela Barnes
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|year = 2012
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|Editdate = June 5, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1416128 ''followthemoney.org'', "Barnes, Mandela," accessed June 5, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 27730
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 11]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Barnes
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|full Name = Mandela Barnes
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=152787
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 27,730
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|org1 = Painters Local 781
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|org2 = American Federation of Teachers
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|org3 = Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals
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|org4 = Wisconsin State Auto Workers
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|org5 = International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Mandela + Barnes + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Mandela + Barnes + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Mandela+Barnes+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Mandela Barnes News Feed</rss>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.mandelaforwisconsin.com/ Official Campaign Website]
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*[http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/leg-info.aspx?h=A&d=11 Wisconsin Assembly Office Website]
 
*[http://www.democracyforamerica.com/campaigns/4666-friends-of-mandela-barnes Friends of Mandela Barnes]
 
*[http://www.democracyforamerica.com/campaigns/4666-friends-of-mandela-barnes Friends of Mandela Barnes]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/MandelaForWI Barnes on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/MandelaForWI Barnes on Facebook]
 
*[https://twitter.com/MandelaForWI Follow Barnes on Twitter]
 
*[https://twitter.com/MandelaForWI Follow Barnes on Twitter]
*[http://www.wisconsinvote.org/candidates/mandela-barnes Wisconsin Vote.org-Mandela Barnes]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20121014094722/http://wisconsinvote.org/candidates/mandela-barnes Wisconsin Vote.org-Mandela Barnes] (Archive)
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=152787 2012]
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==References==
 
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Revision as of 03:31, 24 October 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
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Mandela Barnes is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Barnes served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
State and Federal Relations
Urban and Local Affairs
Urban Education
Ways and Means
Workforce Development

Issues

2012

Campaign themes

Barnes's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Barnes is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Barnes raised a total of $27,730 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[4]

Mandela Barnes's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 11 Won $27,730
Grand Total Raised $27,730

2012

Barnes won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Barnes raised a total of $27,730.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mandela Barnes's campaign in 2012
Painters Local 781$500
American Federation of Teachers$500
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals$500
Wisconsin State Auto Workers$500
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$500
Total Raised in 2012$27,730
Source:Follow the Money

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Preceded by
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 11
2013–present
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