Mahlon Mitchell (Democrat) was a candidate for Governor of Wisconsin. Mitchell lost the primary on August 14, 2018.
Mitchell was a Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor in the recall election against incumbent Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.
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Mitchell was born in Milwaukee and grew up in Delavan, Wisconsin.
Mitchell worked as a street outreach coordinator, linking at-risk youth with community services, and for six years as a real estate agent. For the last 15 years, he has worked as a firefighter and is currently serving as President of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin - the youngest African American to hold the position.