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Wednesday 11/02/22: Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, election worker challenges, POWERS, Sears Catalog

Today on Lake Effect, we hear from Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes about what he plans to do if elected to the U.S. Senate, and explore the policy positions of Senator Ron Johnson and the questions that remain. Then, tell you about some of the new challenges election workers are facing amid a rise in election security skepticism. We learn about POWERS — Pregnancy Options Wisconsin: Education, Resources & Support and how they're supporting people seeking an abortion in Wisconsin. Plus, learn how the Sears Catalog created an equal buying experience for Black Americans.


  • Lt Gov. Mandela Barnes
  • Jacob Resneck, reporter for Wisconsin Watch
  • Lexy Ware, call-line coordinator for POWERS
  • Judge Derek Mosley, municipal court judge for the City of Milwaukee