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Members encouraged to get out the vote for endorsed candidates
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This Tuesday, voters throughout New England and the United States will cast ballots electing candidates on the federal, state and local level. The winners in these elections will have a significant impact on many aspects of our lives. In particular, they will decide legislation regarding the construction industry and enforcement agencies that oversee existing laws. The New England Regional Council of Carpenters, Local Union affiliates and rank-and-file members have talked with and read up on issues and candidates. After thorough consideration and discussion of their positions in regards to economic, construction-related and union issues,the union has endorsed a number of candidates as worthy of votes by union carpenters. Below is a partial list. For information regarding more local races, please contact the Local Union within the district.

No matter where you live or who you choose to vote for, please exercise your right to vote. Encourage your family, friends and co-workers to cast a ballot as well. We all share responsibility for governing our communities. The future is in our hands.

Connecticut
For United States Senate: Richard Blumenthal
For Congress: Jim Himes and Chris Murphy
For Governor: Dan Malloy

Massachusetts
For Congress: Richard Neal, Jim McGovern, Barney Frank, John Tierney and Bill Keating
For Governor: Deval Patrick
For Treasurer: Steve Grossman
For Auditor: Suzanne Bump
Ballot Questions: No on Question 3.

Maine
For Congress: Chellie Pingree, Mike Michaud
For Governor: Libby Mitchell

New Hampshire
For Senate: Paul Hodes
For Congress: Carol Shea-Porter, Ann Kuster
For Governor: John Lynch

Rhode Island
For Congress: David Cicilline
For Governor: Lincoln Chafee

Vermont
For Senate: Patrick Leahy
For Governor: Peter Shumlin

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