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New York State AFL-CIO Endorsements For Numerous State Legislative & Congressional Primaries, As Well As For Western New York’s Special Congressional Election

Published Monday, June 22, 2020 3:00 pm
by New York State AFL-CIO
New York State AFL-CIO Endorsements For Numerous State Legislative & Congressional Primaries, As Well As For Western New York’s Special Congressional Election

(ACROSS NEW YORK STATE) - The 2.5 million-Member New York State AFL‐CIO has announced its endorsements in Primary Races for Congress, the New York State Senate and Assembly - and for the Congressional Special Election in Western New York in Tuesday’s (June 23rd) Statewide Elections.

The endorsements are the result of careful consideration and in coordination with Union Members living in the districts where the races are taking place, the New York State AFL-CIO said.

“We will coordinate and activate a powerful grassroots campaign to educate our Members on Labor’s supported candidates in these races and ensure our Members know all of their options on how to safely exercise their right to vote,” New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento said in making the Statewide Labor Federation’s endorsements public.

The campaigns included member mailings, worksite flyers, phone bank operations, digital campaigns and texts.

In the Special Election in the 27th Congressional District in Western New York, the New York State AFL-CIO has endorsed Democrat Nate McMurray.

In addition, the Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF) also highlighted the New York State AFL-CIO’s endorsement of William Conrad in the New York State Assembly District 140 race and Johnathan Rivera in the New York State Assembly District 149 race.

The WNYALF is encouraging everyone who lives in those districts to vote for these Labor-endorsed candidates in Tuesday’s Elections.

For A Full Listing Of Endorsements Issued By The New York State AFL-CIO, Go To: https://nysaflcio.org/news/new-york-state-afl-cio-announces-endorsements-state-legislative-and

 

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