March 06, 2017

AFSCME Endorsements: 2017 Local Elections

Local elections impact workers' rights and livelihoods in communities across Illinois. Be sure to vote and make your voice heard! Election Day is Tuesday, April 4.

In Champaign County, AFSCME recommends voting:

The following candidates were endorsed by the AFSCME Illinois PEOPLE program:


Mayor: Richard Irvin


Mayor: Jackie Traynere 


Moline School Board:
Andy Waeyaert
Erin Waldron-Smith
Jim Carsell 


Alderman 5th Ward: Rita Ali 

Rock Island

Mayor: Andy Rowe
Alderman 1st Ward:
Ivory Clark
Alderman 3rd Ward: James Spurgetis
Rock Island School Board:
Tina Imes
Eric Rowell
James Veasey
Gary Rowe 


Mayor: Tom McNamara
Alderman 2nd Ward: Jonathan Logemann
Alderman 3rd Ward: Kayellen DiTommassi
Alderman 9th Ward: William Rose
Alderman 10th Ward: Jim Hughes
Alderman 12th Ward: Barb Verni-Lau
Rockford Township Assessor: Ken Crowley
Rockford School Board:
Subdistrict A: WRITE IN Brandi Brown—there are no candidates listed for Subdistrict A.
Subdistrict F: Kimberley Haley

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