WASHINGTON — The Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association released the following statement regarding its endorsement of Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes in his primary campaign for US Senate in Wisconsin.
“Lt. Governor Barnes is a leader with the energy, expertise, and experience that will benefit Wisconsin and our nation as a U.S. Senator. Lt. Governor Barnes is a champion who will fight climate change, advocate for more affordable healthcare for more people, and work to ensure equal opportunity for every Wisconsinite. I speak for all of my colleagues at the DLGA when I say we are excited to support Lt. Governor Barnes and his continued service to the people of Wisconsin in every way we can,” said DLGA Chair and Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II.
DLGA Executive Director Roshan Patel added, “Lt. Governor Barnes brings the type of energy and excitement we need to beat Ron Johnson in this US Senate race. The road to holding onto and growing our majority in the US Senate runs through Wisconsin. We are excited to back Lt. Governor Barnes all the way to next November.”
The DLGA is an independent voluntary political organization that provides resources and policy assistance to candidates in their campaigns for Lieutenant Governor. The DLGA is proud to support current Democratic Lieutenant Governors in 22 states and 3 U.S. territories.