Hosted by the Milwaukee Press Club, WisPolitics.com and Rotary Club of Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE – Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, who is seeking the U.S. Senate seat held by incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson, will be the featured guest at a Newsmaker event set for Tuesday, November 1 hosted by the Milwaukee Press Club, WisPolitics.com and the Rotary Club of Milwaukee. The breakfast event will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, 750 N Lincoln Memorial Drive.
Barnes, a Democrat who was elected lieutenant governor in 2018 along with Gov. Tony Evers is challenging Johnson, a Republican seeking his third term. [The Johnson campaign has not responded to a standing invitation to be the featured guest at a Newsmaker event prior to the General Election November 8.]
Barnes will take questions from a panel of journalists and from the audience at the event, which will include breakfast.
The media panel:
Charles Benson – TMJ4 News
Bill Glauber – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Victor Jacobo – CBS 58 and Telemundo Wisconsin
The Milwaukee Press Club’s Newsmaker Lunch Hour series is underwritten by presenting sponsor Spectrum News 1 and supporting sponsor We Energies.
WisPolitics.com partners with the press club as part of its ongoing event series in Milwaukee, sponsored by UW-Milwaukee, Wisconsin Academy of Global Education and Training, ELEVEN25 at Pabst, Milwaukee Police Association, The Firm Consulting, Medical College of Wisconsin and Spectrum.
The press club’s Newsmaker Luncheons are held to inform the public about the people and issues that affect individuals and communities in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. The cost to attend is $25 for MPC members, $30 for non-members and $20 for students. Breakfast is included. Seating is limited. Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done online at http://www.milwaukeepressclub.org/. Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI 53153-0176. Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.