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Mandela Barnes

Democratic — Representative — District 11
Available Terms:
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Mandela Barnes represents Assembly District 11 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 251 bills.

2012 18088.23

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

Rep. Mandela Barnes on Jeff Stone’s Voter Suppression Bill: ‘Like a Civil War Reenactment’

Yet again another controversial Republican bill is flying through the Legislature at warp speed. Last Friday, before the Memorial Day vacation, Greendale Rep. Jeff Stone began circulating his omnibus voter suppression bill, which, among other things, would reinstate the legally challenged voter ID requirement, open up loopholes for corporations sponsoring ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • AJR 107

    Relating to: proclaiming February 2016 as Black History Month.

  • AB 851

    Relating to: making unemployed veterans eligible for the Transform Milwaukee Jobs and Transitional Jobs programs. (FE)

  • AB 852

    Relating to: expanding eligibility for the earned income tax credit; hospital best practices for postpartum patients and newborns; hospital staff privileges and written agreements required for nurse-midwives; coverage of nurse-midwives under the injured patients and families compensation fund; a report on information related to hospital neonatal intensive care units; an electronic application and information system to determine eligibility and register for public assistance programs; directing the Department of Health Services to request a Medical Assistance waiver; evidence-based home visitation program services for persons who are at risk of poor birth outcomes or of abusing or neglecting their children; designating race and ethnicity on birth certificates; a report on fetal and infant mortality and birth outcomes; requiring informed consent for performance on pregnant women of certain elective procedures prior to the full gestational term of a fetus; cultural competency training for certain students enrolled in the University of Wisconsin System and the technical college system; granting rule-making authority; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

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  • AB 835

    Relating to: administration of prescription drugs by correctional officers.

  • AB 832

    Relating to: pay adjustments for state correctional officers who take certain other civil service positions. (FE)

  • AB 833

    Relating to: reports of incidents between inmates and prison employees and between inmates.

Recent Votes

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AB 440

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 96, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 96100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 426

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 97, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 97100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 170

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 91, Noes 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9198.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 362

Refused to reconsider vote by which Senate Amendment 1 concurred in, Ayes 34, Noes 59

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3436.0
•••No: 5963.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 117

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 61, Noes 37

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6162.0
•••No: 3737.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 212

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 63, Noes 34

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6364.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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