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In Display of Statewide Strength, Warner Announces Public Employee Labor Endorsements


From Sen. Mark Warner’s reelection campaign, which hopefully will win a huge victory on 11/3!

In Display of Statewide Strength, Warner Announces Public Employee Labor Endorsements

Alexandria, VA – U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s re-election campaign released a second round of high-profile labor endorsements today, in a display of strength for the two-term Senator and former Governor. He has earned the endorsements by 5 prominent public sector labor unions and organizations: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), Virginia State Association of Letter Carriers (VSALC), and National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA). 

“Senator Warner understands that employees across the Commonwealth and around the country go above and beyond the call of duty to keep the government running,” said AFSCME, President Lee Saunders. “When families are threatened by the whims of Washington, AFSCME members know that Mark Warner has our backs.” 

“Elected leaders owe it to government employee families to keep their promises and have their backs. No one has done that better than Senator Warner, “ said AFGE, National Vice President Dan Doyle. “Senator Warner’s bipartisan efforts to find compromise, protect healthcare, and promote expanded opportunities for all Virginians lead us to proudly endorse him for re-election today.” 

“When others have diminished the value of the federal workforce, Senator Mark Warner has stood up for our nation’s civil servants. We are proud to call Senator Mark Warner a friend and appreciate his focus on protecting and supporting our jobs and our families,” said Anthony Reardon, NTEU National President. 

“The Virginia State Association of Letter Carriers is proud to endorse you for your current Virginia Senate seat. Your work to support the United States Postal Service and letter carriers is welcomed. It demonstrates that you are a true champion and friend of not only the 5700+ letter carriers across Virginia, but also to the 290,000 active and retired letter carriers across the country. We appreciate that you stand with us on our issues and we are proud to stand with you!” said the Virginia State Association of Letter Carriers, President Thelma Hunt

“During a trying year for union member families, Senator Mark Warner has been central to the bipartisan solutions that Congress has delivered,” said NATCA, President Paul Rinaldi. “Senator Warner understands that air traffic controllers and aviation safety professionals deserve to feel safe and supported at their workplaces. During a global pandemic, that’s more true than ever.”

Warner’s announcement builds upon previously announced endorsements by the Virginia Education Association, 32BJ SEIU and SEIUVirginia 512. Virginians can vote early in-person now through October 31. Voters can check their registration status, register to vote, and request an absentee ballot today. For more information visit: iwillvote.com


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