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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 four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 169 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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • AB 29

    Relating to: limiting the authority of a law enforcement officer to arrest someone for sleeping or camping in a county park, authorizing local ordinances to prohibit overnight sleeping or camping in a county park, and providing a penalty. (FE)

  • AB 20

    Relating to: preference in state and local government contracts and procurement for materials manufactured in the United States. (FE)

  • AJR 3

    Relating to: the life and public service of Representative Annette Polly Williams.

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  • AB 12

    Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

  • AB 925

    fraud in parental choice programs and providing a penalty.

  • AB 909

    authorizing the creation of a Southeast Regional Transit Authority and making appropriations.

Recent Votes

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SJR 2

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 62, Noes 34, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6264.0
•••No: 3435.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 3

Adopted, Ayes 62, Noes 36

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6263.0
•••No: 3636.0
•••Other: 00.0
SJR 1

Concurred in, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 1

Adopted, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
AR 2

Adopted, Ayes 98, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 565

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 89, Noes 1, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8998.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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