Category: Vote

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.

Feb 27, 2019
City of Chicago election results

AFSCME-backed candidates fared well in the first round of voting in the city's municipal election on February 26. The run-off election is April 2.

Feb 20, 2019
Rauner in the mayor’s office?

Bill Daley and Willie Wilson have problematic political alliances and downright dangerous positions—both lost their bid to be Chicago's mayor.

Jan 14, 2019
Good riddance, Rauner—JB Pritzker becomes Illinois governor

Bruce Rauner is out the door. That’s good news for the countless Illinois citizens who were grievously harmed by his vengeance politics, especially the thousands of state employees who were the prime targets of his animus.

Nov 06, 2018
Voters reject Rauner, slam the door on anti-worker agenda

"Voters across the state repudiated Rauner and rejected his anti-worker, anti-union agenda up and down the ballot," AFSCME Council 31 Executive Director Roberta Lynch said.