Host Carousel Bayrd speaks with Mahlon Mitchell, candidate for governor, and current President of Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin. They discuss a wide variety of campaign topics, including health care, unions, race, party unification, and what Mr. Mitchell’s learned from his 2012 candidacy in the recall election against Rebecca Kleefisch.
On August 14, 2018, Wisconsin holds its primaries for partisan elected office. The Democratic field seeking to replace two-term incumbent Scott Walker now numbers 13 declared and 3 filed candidates, bringing the total to 16. Candidates include: Michele Doolan, Tony Evers, Matt Flynn, Andy Gronik, Bob Harlow, Dave Heaster, Mike McCabe, Mahlon Mitchell, Kelda Roys, […]
Scores of Democrats are already lining up to unseat Governor Scott Walker in next year’s governor’s race. The latest to announce is Mahlon Mitchell — the leader of Wisconsin’s firefighter’s union. Mitchell announced his campaign at upscale Madison pizzeria Lucille on Nov 13. In his announcement, he highlighted his career as a firefighter, saying, “I […]