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Category: Vote

May 05, 2020
Fund the front lines

Frontline public service workers—like tens of thousands of AFSCME members across Illinois—are putting their lives at risk to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Tell Congress to do its part to fund the front lines.

Apr 14, 2020
Victory north of the border!

The good people of Wisconsin made some important history last week by electing pro-labor justice Jill Karofsky to the state’s Supreme Court.

Apr 03, 2020
AFSCME urges Families First coverage for all employees

AFSCME members are working hard during the public health emergency posed by the coronavirus, often on the front lines where they are at greater risk for exposure to COVID-19.

Mar 30, 2020
COVID-19 Resources

During the COVID-19 crisis, AFSCME members are on the front lines. This compilation of resources can help answer questions.

Mar 24, 2020
AFSCME endorses Joe Biden for President

On March 23, AFSCME's International Executive Board voted unanimously to endorse Joe Biden for President.

Mar 18, 2020
Illinois 2020 Primary Election Results

See the results of AFSCME-backed races in the Illinois Primary Election on March 17.

Feb 07, 2020
Get the facts on the Fair Tax!

Check out an interactive map showing what the Fair Tax will mean to you and your community and download a helpful fact sheet.

Feb 03, 2020
AFSCME members endorse in primary, prepare for upcoming elections

More than 500 delegates to Council 31’s PEOPLE Conference on Feb. 1 made endorsements for the March Primary election, prepared for the crusade to pass a Fair Tax in Illinois, and set the union’s 2020 legislative agenda.

May 17, 2019
AFSCME Local 805 member Erin Conley takes seat on Springfield City Council

"I can’t put a price tag on what the union has done for me. It has completely changed what I thought my life would be and I will always be grateful."

Apr 03, 2019
AFSCME-backed candidates prevail in local elections

Candidates who garnered AFSCME backing based on their pledges to stand with working families won in local government elections across the state on April 2. These are the results in contested races where the AFSCME regional PEOPLE committees took action.