"We reward our friends and punish our enemies"
- Samuel Gompers
- Samuel Gompers
Metropolitan Washington Labor, AFL-CIO Council Releases Endorsements for 2022
On Monday, May 2, 2022, a majority of the delegates affiliated with the Metropolitan Washington Labor Council, AFL-CIO, voted to endorse candidates in the upcoming elections throughout our jurisdiction.
The council represents a diverse coalition of nearly 200 affiliated unions representing over 150,000 rank and file union members across the metropolitan area working in industries from communication, administrative, retail, construction, healthcare, education, government, hospitality, and entertainment.
“On behalf of the Metropolitan Washington Council AFL-CIO, I am pleased to share the list of candidates who have gained the endorsement of our delegates. We were presented with an incredible pool of candidates who share our values and commitment to working people this election cycle. Our endorsements represent a list of experienced leaders who successfully kept our members employed and safe throughout the pandemic and new leaders with a vision to govern us as we recover from the pandemic,” stated Dyana Forester, President of the Metropolitan Washington Council AFL-CIO.
Mayor: Muriel Bowser Council Chair: Phil Mendelson
Ward 1: Brianne Nadeau Ward 5: Zachary Parker Ward 6: Charles Allen
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY
County Executive: Angela Alsobrooks State’s Attorney: Aisha Braveboy
At-Large: Stanford Fraser At-Large: Calvin Hawkins Jr.
District 1: Tom Dernoga District 2: Wanika Fisher
District 3: Eric Olson District 5: Jolene Ivey
District 6: Wala Blegay District 7: Krystal Oriadha
District 8: Edward P. Burroughs
MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL
County Executive: Marc Elrich
State’s Attorney: John McCarthy
At-Large: Laurie Anne Sayles, Tom Hucker, Will Jawando, Evan Glass
District 4: Kate Stewart
District 5: Daniel Koroma
District 6: Natali Fani Gonzalez
District 7: Dawn Luedtke
CHARLES COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Commissioner President: Reuben B. Collins, II
District 1: No Recommendation
District 2: Thomasina Coates
District 3: No Recommendation
District 4: Ralph Patterson
**Endorsements in the Maryland statewide races will be announced later this month.
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Metropolitan Washington Council affiliates represent over 150,000 area union members in every line of work, from service industries, retail sales and communications to transportation, manufacturing, construction trades and, of course, the public sector at all levels. The Council is proud to be at the forefront of the labor movement, working with nearly 200 affiliated union locals and our community, religious, student and political allies to improve the lives of workers and their families throughout the greater metro Washington area.
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