Iowa Central Labor Councils have made endorsements for the following candidates:

There are a number of elections going on at the end of this month and in November that are important to the labor movement.


              Waterloo—Black Hawk Union Council – Buck Clark for Waterloo Mayor; Tavis Hall and Pat Morrissey for Waterloo City Council.

              Clinton Labor Congress— Jennifer Graf , Ed O’Neill and Grant Wilke for Clinton City Council

              Dubuque Federation of Labor— Ric Jones, Joyce Connor and Kevin Lynch for Dubuque City Council.

              Cedar Rapids & Benton CountyHawkeye Labor Council – Ron Corbett for Cedar Rapids Mayor; Justin Shields and Chuck Swore for Cedar Rapids City Council. They have also endorsed Hawkeye Labor Council President, Shelley Parbs for Benton County Supervisor.

              Fort Madison and KeokukLee County Labor Council – Donna Amandus for Fort Madison Mayor. Thomas Marion for Keokuk Mayor, Richard Moore and Dan Win for Keokuk City Council

              Des Moines, West Des Moines, Urbandale and Altoona—South Central Iowa Federation of    Labor – Skip Moore and Cal Woods for Des Moines City Council; Kevin Trevillyan for West Des Moines City Council Rob Elgin Urbandale City Council and Kyle Mertz for Altoona City Council.

              OttumwaSouthern Iowa Labor Council – Frank Flanders for Ottumwa Mayor; Matt Dalby, Skip Stevens, Robert LaPoint and Belinda Smith-Cicarella for Ottumwa City Council.

              Davenport—Quad City Federation of Labor – Carlton Wills, Shelia Burrage, Mike Matson, Rick Dunn, Jamie Woods  Robbie Ortiz and Kevin Perkins all for Davenport City Council.

              Blue Grass—QCFL—Brinson Kinzer for Blue Grass Mayor.

              LeClaire—QCFL—Loren Long for LeClaire City Council.

              Iowa City— Iowa City Federation of Labor—Rockne Cole, Royceann Porter and Kingsley Botchway for Iowa City Council.

              West Burlington—Des Moines/Henry County Labor Council—Hans Trousil for Mayor of West Burlington.

              Sioux City – Northwest Iowa Labor Council –  Jim France, Dan Moore and Pete Groetken for Sioux City City Council.

              Contact your CLC or local union  and help get out the vote.


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