Watch Mandela Barnes’ Latest Election TV Ad, ‘At Bat,’ Here
Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes: “Here’s the truth: I grew up in a working class family. I’ll fight for middle class tax cuts. While Ron Johnson praises companies outsourcing our jobs, I want to create manufacturing jobs here.”
MADISON — Today, Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, released ‘At Bat,’ a new ad highlighting how he will be an authentic champion for working people in the Senate. ‘At Bat’ is part of a multi-million dollar ad campaign on broadcast, cable, and digital throughout the state.
While Ron Johnson tries to distract voters from his record of supporting sending Wisconsin jobs out of state and delivering for his wealthy donors, Mandela Barnes will be a champion for Wisconsin’s middle class.
The proud son of a union family, Mandela Barnes knows firsthand the opportunities that come from building things in Wisconsin. In the Senate, he’ll fight to bring supply chains back to America and create thousands of family-sustaining manufacturing jobs right here in the state.
Read a transcript of the ad below.
It’s that time of year.
My opponent is throwing everything he’s got at me, hoping you think I’m dangerous.
But I can take the heat.
Because here’s the truth: I grew up in a working class family.
I’ll fight for middle class tax cuts.
While Ron Johnson praises companies outsourcing our jobs, I want to create manufacturing jobs here.
When you believe in folks like I believe in Wisconsin, you don’t sell them out.
You go to bat for them.
I’m Mandela Barnes and I approve this message.
About Mandela Barnes
Mandela Barnes’ story is a Wisconsin story. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Mandela is the proud son of a union household running for the U.S. Senate to give every Wisconsinite a fair shot at the American Dream. From his days as an organizer to his work in the State Assembly and as Wisconsin’s first Black Lieutenant Governor, Mandela has consistently put in the work to connect with every community across Wisconsin. When it comes to supporting family farms, Main Streets, workers, and unions across the state, Wisconsinites know they can count on Mandela Barnes to go to bat for them because he understands the challenges they face firsthand. In the Senate, Mandela will fight to bring good-paying jobs back to Wisconsin and to expand opportunities for the middle class.