NH AFL-CIO Legislative Conference votes on 2018 endorsements

On Saturday, September 22, the New Hampshire AFL-CIO convened its 2018 Legislative Conference and confirmed the endorsement of candidates for Governor, U.S. Congress, NH Executive Council, State Senate, and 169 candidates for NH House of Representatives.

The purpose of the conference is to endorse candidates who support the core values of the NH AFL-CIO, our affiliates and their members and to protect and further the rights of working people in New Hampshire. Endorsements are made on recommendations from the NH AFL-CIO Legislative Committee and nominations by the Conference, based on the candidates’ satisfactory score on the 2018 issues questionnaire or a positive voting record on NH AFL-CIO legislative priorities and/or a discussion key issues with the NH AFL-CIO President.

A PDF document of our 2018 candidate endorsements may be found here

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2018 Candidate Questionnaire Deadline is August 17

2018 candidates for New Hampshire Senate and House of Representatives must submit a completed NH AFL-CIO 2018 Candidate Questionnaire to be considered for our endorsement. The deadline for submissions is 5:00pm on Friday, August 17.

All candidates who filed for State Representative or Senate districts were mailed information about how to access the NH AFL-CIO 2018 questionnaire online and how to request a PDF or printed copy of the questionnaire by email or regular mail. Instructions were mailed to all candidates at the mailing address reported to the Secretary of State at the time of filing.

For more information about how to access the candidate survey online and how to request the questionnaire in an alternate format, please visit our 2018 Candidate Survey page. Candidates who need a reminder email with the survey password should send an email including your your full name and the House or Senate district in which you are seeking election to labor2018@nhaflcio.org .


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NH AFL-CIO kicks off Labor 2018 with labor walk for CD1 candidate Mark MacKenzie

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Union members and volunteers will kick off the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Labor 2018 election program on Saturday, June 23 with a labor walk in Manchester to support NH AFL-CIO endorsed candidate Mark MacKenzie in his run for Congress in NH CD1.

MacKenzie, who to date has received the endorsement of 20 New Hampshire labor unions, is a respected labor leader with over 20 years of experience as past President of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO. A former firefighter, he served for 25 years in the City of Manchester Fire Department. In 2016, Mark MacKenzie was elected by voters in Manchester’s Ward 10 to serve in the NH House of Representatives, where he was an tireless advocate for workers’ rights and safety. He is running for election in the Democratic Primary for CD1.

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