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2020 election

Teamsters on the Trail: Sept. 30-Oct. 6

In week eight of the Teamsters 2020 Primary Engagement program, the number of candidate hits ticked up over 100 … 108 to be exact. Union members from Iowa and South Carolina pressed candidates to go further in their commitments on Teamster issues like protecting our pensions and standing up for collective bargaining.

Presidential Candidates Court Teamsters at N.H. Democratic Party Convention

As the battle for the Democratic presidential nomination heats up, candidates are vying for the support of the Teamsters Union. On September 7, at the 2019 New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention in Manchester, many met with Local 633 and 25 members and officers to make their case.

The convention, which was held at the Southern New Hampshire University Arena, provided a forum for all of the candidates to speak directly to the state delegates and other key organizations like the Teamsters Union that were in attendance.

Teamsters on the Trail: Aug. 26-Sept. 1

Week three in the Teamster Nation Blog digest of Teamster-attended candidate events found members hearing from presidential contenders in Nevada and South Carolina. A summary of their responses are below.

Monday, Aug. 26

  • Charleston, S.C.: Beto O’Rourke, former U.S. congressman from Texas, issued his support for workers’ rights and collective bargaining when asked about it by a Teamster member.

Wednesday, Aug. 28


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