March 01, 2014

Union voices, union votes!

Your Vote Counts!The primary election is here. It is critically important for every union member to get out and vote, and to make sure our families do the same. Together we can make our voices heard, supporting those candidates who share our priorities of strong public services, good jobs at decent wages, workers' rights and retirement security--and opposing those who stand against us.

Election Day is Tuesday, March 18. Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Click here to find your polling location.

Below is the list of AFSCME's primary election endorsements. PEOPLE delegates will meet again in September to consider endorsements for the General Election.

In the March 2014 Primary, AFSCME Recommends...

Constitutional Offices:

Governor – Kirk Dillard (R)
Attorney General – No Endorsement
Treasurer – Mike Frerichs (D)
Comptroller – Judy Baar Topinka (R)

U.S. Congress:

CD04 – Luis Gutierrez (D) – Chicago
CD13 – Ann Callis (D) – Southwestern Illinois

Illinois House of Representatives:

HD20 – Mo Khan (D) – Park Ridge
HD26 – Jhatayn “Jay” Travis (D) – Chicago
HD39 – Will Guzzardi (D) – Chicago
HD40 – Nancy Schiavone (D) – Chicago
HD42 – Adam Johnson (R) – DuPage County
HD79 – Kate Cloonen (D) – Kankakee
HD96 – Sue Scherer (D), Michael Bell (R) – Springfield
HD110 – Kevin Garner (R) – Southeastern Illinois

Illinois Appellate Court:

1st District (Gordon Vacancy) – Freddrenna M. Lyle (D)

Previously: Top 10 Facts About the Real Bruce Rauner, PEOPLE Delegates Endorse for March 18 Primary

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