CWA Members Put Pro-Worker Candidates over the Top in Local Elections

CWAers delivered across the country for working people in this week's elections! CWA members knocked on doors, made phone calls, and got out the vote to elect pro-worker candidates, including some of their fellow CWA members.

  • Sheldon Neeley, President of NABET-CWA Local 54046, was elected mayor of Flint, Mich.
  • Yvonne Kinston, a member of Local 3680 won her City Council race in Fayetteville, N.C., defeating incumbent Jim Arp.
  • Elizabeth Brown of Local 4502 was reelected to the Columbus City Council.
  • Judy Ward of Local 1000 was elected to the Pleasantville New Jersey City Council
  • Patti Harris of Local 1014 was elected Mayor of Barrington, New Jersey
  • Victoria Pacheco of Local 1032 was elected to the Keyport New Jersey City Council
  • Mark Kruszcynski of Local 1036 was elected to the North Plainfield New Jersey Board of Education
  • Danielle Spinner of Local 1036 was elected to the Willingboro New Jersey Board of Education
  • Joseph Hiles of Local 1085 was elected to the Woodstown New Jersey City Council
  • Nelson Carney of Local 1085 was elected to the Woodstown-Pilesgrove New Jersey Board of Education,
  • Bob Milone of Local 1107 was elected as the Clarkstown New York Superintendent of Highways
  • Chris Ryan of Local 1123 was elected as an Onondaga County New York Legislator
  • Fred Hogan of IUE-CWA Local 81201 was elected to the Lynn Massachusetts City Council.

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CWA and IUE-CWA members knocked on doors and made phone calls to oust anti-worker Governor Matt Bevin who passed so-called "right-to-work" in Kentucky, electing Democrat Andy Beshear in a huge win for working people.

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CWA members across New York, New Jersey, and New England knocked on doors and made phone calls to elect pro-worker candidates, including their fellow CWA members, in a variety of local races that will have a huge and direct impact on our communities. See the full list of CWA District 1 wins here.

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CWA Local 2201 hosted a labor canvass to get out the union vote for pro-worker candidates in Richmond, Va. They joined forces with members of UFCW, AFGE, IBT, IBEW, NALC, UA, SMART, and OPEIU to knock on doors and make phone calls, helping contribute to a strong effort from Democrats, who took over the House of Delegates and the State Senate on Tuesday.