Mandela Barnes to become first black lieutenant governor

Democrat Tony Evers’ running mate Mandela Barnes will become the first African American lieutenant governor in Wisconsin history, and only the second black Wisconsinite to win statewide office. > NBC 4 Milwaukee

Tony Evers prevails in Wisconsin governor’s race; Scott Walker not conceding

State schools superintendent Tony Evers defeated Gov. Scott Walker by about 30,000 votes as of early Wednesday morning, but Walker’s campaign says they aren’t ready to trust the results. > Cap Times

Why Mandela Barnes’ run for lieutenant governor matters

Even though Wisconsin’s office of lieutenant governor traditionally has very few prescribed duties, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tony Evers’ running mate, Mandela Barnes—an African American community activist and former legislator from Milwaukee—throws a major twist into that conventional wisdom. > Shepherd Express

Evers, Barnes mock Scott Walker’s short plane ride by livestreaming the drive

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers and his running mate, Mandela Barnes, livestreamed their 45-minute drive between Appleton and Green Bay on Tuesday as part of a campaign gimmick to mock Republican Gov. Scott Walker for taking the state airplane for that route in 2016. > Wisconsin State Journal

Dems rally for votes in Racine with six-candidate event

At a standing-room-only event held at the Democratic of Party of Racine County’s downtown headquarters, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin was joined by 1st Congressional District candidate Randy Bryce, gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, lieutentant governor candidate Mandela Barnes, attorney general candidate Josh Kaul and state treasurer candidate Sarah Godlewski. > Kenosha News

In Racine County, Evers hopes for ‘clean sweep;’ Walker touts unemployment rate


With 43 days remaining until the Nov. 6 general election, Republican and Democratic candidates for federal and state offices descended on Racine County to meet with volunteers and supporters. > Racine Journal Times

Eric Holder, Tony Evers and Mandela Barnes discuss criminal justice reform

Wisconsin State Rep. David Crowley organized a panel in Milwaukee last week with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers, and lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes to speak about the need for criminal justice reform, particularly as it relates to race. > Milwaukee Courier