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Mandela Barnes

Democratic — Representative — District 11
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  • 2013-2014

Mandela Barnes represents Assembly District 11 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 165 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 ...

The Morning After

Milwaukee Democrats resoundingly rejected race baiting, school vouchers, talk-radio party-liners and do-nothings in yesterday's primaries. Down the line, all of the Democrats who won were more progressive than their opponents. And they won resoundingly: AD 7: Dan Riemer beat Peggy Krusick, 67% to 33% AD 8: JoCasta Zamarripa beat Laura ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • 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.

  • AB 922

    creating a pilot program to provide civil legal services for veterans who are residents of Milwaukee, Chippewa, Eau Claire, or Dunn county, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

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  • AB 915

    pollinator habitat conservation, a pollinator report, and making appropriations.

  • AB 918

    establishment of a veterans court grant program and making an appropriation.

  • AB 926

    a study of the viability of permitting students to attend certain institutions of higher education without paying tuition or fees.

Recent Votes

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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
SB 300

Read a third time and concurred in as amended, Ayes 75, Noes 18, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7580.0
•••No: 1819.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 300

Refused to reject Assembly Amendment 1, Ayes 40, Noes 54

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4042.0
•••No: 5457.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 20

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 56, Noes 38

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5659.0
•••No: 3840.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 5

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 92, Noes 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9298.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 444

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 93, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 93100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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