Wisconsin’s Mandela Barnes Blames False Police Endorsement On ‘Clerical Error’

A sheriff’s captain on Monday denied that he endorsed Democratic Wisconsin Senate candidate Mandela Barnes and asked the campaign to remove his name from the sparse list of law enforcement endorsements that Barnes released last week.

Barnes’s campaign took responsibility for the mistake, telling the Washington Free Beacon that La Crosse County sheriff’s captain John Siegel’s name was included on the list due to a “clerical error from our staff.”

Read more from the Washington Free Beacon here.