NC Labor 2016 Voter Guide

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Your vote does count!

If you are looking for election-related videos and print material – including slates and flyers, voter tools and election info, and important dates and times – you have come to the right place!

Volunteer for victory!

This election won’t win itself for our endorsed candidates. It’s up to all of us to walk! knock! and talk! to “open up a gigantic can of organized labor whoop-ass” for working people November 8th!

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Useful Websites

Voter Tools / Election Protection

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Call the North Carolina Election Protection Hotline at 888-OUR-VOTE (888-687-8683) with any questions!

Important Dates / Times

  • October 14 – last day to register to vote on Election Day, Nov. 8
  • October 20 – One-Stop Early Voting begins
  • October 20 – Same-Day Registration (only available during One-Stop Early Voting)
  • November 5 – One-Stop Early Voting / Same-Day Registration ends
  • November 8 – polls open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM
  • November 8 – 5:00 PM deadline to submit absentee ballots

List of Endorsed Candidates / Slates

How you vote is a personal decision, but your decision will affect your job and your family. Know that these are the only candidates with opposition on Election Day who sought and received the endorsement of people working in unions. We’ve listed only candidates with opposition.

All NC Labor 2016 endorsed candidates with opposition

All NC Labor 2016 endorsed candidates with opposition

Statewide slate (PDF)

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Eastern North Carolina slate (New Bern, Jacksonville, Outer Banks area) – download as PDF

  • G. K. Butterfield, CD 1
  • Charlie Pat Farris, House 8
  • Brian Farkas, House 9
  • Dan Whitten, House 15
  • Brownie Futrell, Senate 1

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Eastern Piedmont slate (Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Wilson area) – download as PDF

  • G. K. Butterfield, CD 1
  • Angela R. Bryant, NC Senate 4

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Greater Sandhills slate (Fayetteville area) – download as PDF

  • Thomas Mills, CD 8
  • Christian Cano, CD 9
  • William (Billy) Richardson, House 44
  • Jane W. Smith, Senate 13
  • Toni Morris, Senate 19
  • Paul L. Taylor, Cumberland Co. Comm. 2

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Southeastern North Carolina slate (Wilmington area) – download as PDF

  • Susi Hamilton, House 18
  • Andrew Barnhill, Senate 9
  • Melinda H. Crouch, NC Dist. Ct. 5
  • Marty Mentzer, Brunswick Co. Board of Ed. 4
  • Jonathan Barfield, Jr., New Hanover Co. Comm.
  • Nelson G. Beaulieu, New Hanover Co. Comm.
  • Julia Boseman, New Hanover Co. Comm.
  • Emma Saunders, New Hanover Co. Board of Ed.
  • Kevin Spears, New Hanover Co. Board of Ed.
  • Sandra Leigh, New Hanover Co. Board of Ed.

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Southern Piedmont slate (Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia area) – download as PDF

  • Thomas Mills, CD 8
  • Christian Cano, CD 9
  • Andy Millard, CD 10
  • Alma Adams, CD 12
  • Bruce Davis, CD 13
  • Earle Schecter, House 82
  • Mary Belk, House 88
  • Chaz Beasley, House 92
  • Beverly Miller Earle, House 101
  • Rochelle Rivas, House 103
  • Peter Noris, House 104
  • Connie Green-Johnson, House 105
  • Robert Brown, Senate 36
  • Jeff Jackson, Senate 37
  • Joel Ford, Senate 38
  • Lloyd Scher, Senate 39
  • Joyce Waddell, Senate 40
  • Jonathan Hudson, Senate 41
  • Keisha Villatoro, Cabarrus Co. Board of Ed.
  • William F. Manning, Gaston Co. Comm. Gaston Township
  • Leon McClain, Gaston Co. Comm. South Point Township
  • Elaine Jenkins, Lincoln Co. Comm.
  • Neil S. Underwood, Lincoln Co. Comm.
  • Trevor M. Fuller, Meck. Co. Comm.
  • Ella Scarborough, Meck. Co. Comm.
  • Patricia (Pat) Cotham, Meck. Co. Comm.
  • Marc Friedland, Meck. Co. Comm. 5
  • Christy T. Mann, NC Dist. Ct. 26
  • Aretha Blake, NC Dist. Ct. 26
  • Meredith A. Shuford, NC Dist. Ct. 27B
  • K. Dean Black, NC Dist. Ct. 27B

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Triangle slate (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area) – download as PDF

  • Download the Wake Transit Referendum slate companion (PDF)

    Download the Wake Transit Referendum slate companion (PDF)

    Vote “FOR” the Wake Co. Transit Referendum at the END of your ballot (learn more here) – download transit PDF

  • G. K. Butterfield, CD 1
  • David Price, CD 4
  • Duane Hall, House 11
  • Rich Nixon, House 26
  • Paul Luebke, House 30
  • Jennifer Ferrell, House 36
  • Randy Barrow, House 37
  • Yvonne Lewis Holley, House 38
  • Joe John, House 40
  • Cynthia Ball, House 49
  • Graig R. Meyer, House 50
  • Jay Chaudhuri, Senate 16
  • Susan P. Evans, Senate 17
  • Gil Johnson, Senate 18
  • Floyd B. McKissick, Jr., Senate 20
  • Mike Woodard, Senate 22
  • Valerie P. Foushee, Senate 23
  • Heidi Carter, Durham Comm.
  • Brenda Howerton, Durham Comm.
  • Wendy Jacobs, Durham Comm.
  • Ellen Reckhow, Durham Comm.
  • Wendy Ella May, Johnston Comm. 2
  • Monika Johnson-Hostler, Wake Board of Ed. 2
  • Keith Sutton, Wake Board of Ed. 4
  • Gary Lewis, Wake Board of Ed. 8
  • Erv Portman, Wake Comm. 4

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Triad slate (Greensboro, Reidsville, Winston-Salem area) – download as PDF

  • Bruce Davis, CD 13
  • Scott A. Jones, House 59
  • Lois Bohnsack, House 70
  • Marilynn Baker, House 74
  • Michael Garrett, Senate 27
  • Gladys A. Robinson, Senate 28
  • Dave Plyler, Forsy. Comm. B
  • Selester Stewart, Forsy. Comm. B
  • Bob Stitcher, Forsy. Comm. B
  • Alan Duncan, Guilf. Board of Ed.
  • Anita Sharpe, Guilf. Board of Ed. 2
  • Angelo Kidd, Guilf. Board of Ed. 3
  • Khem Denise Irby, Guilf. Board of Ed. 6
  • Bettye Jenkins, Guilf. Board of Ed. 7
  • Kirk Perkins, Guilf. Comm. 4
  • Rick Forrester, Guilf. Comm. 6
  • Tonia A. Cutchin, Guilf. Dist. Ct. Judge 18
  • Lora Christine Cubbage, Guilf. Dist. Ct. Judge 18
  • Bill Davis, Guilf. Dist. Ct. Judge 18
  • Amy Lee Simpson, Rock. Register

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Western North Carolina slate (Asheville, Boone area) – download as PDF

  • Andy Millard, CD 10
  • Rick Bryson, CD 11
  • Tim Barnsback, House 86
  • Maureen Mahan Copelof, House 113
  • John Ager, House 115
  • Rhonda Cole Schandevel, House 118
  • Joe Sam Queen, House 119
  • Norman Bossert, Senate 48
  • Terry Van Duyn, Senate 49
  • Jane Hipps, Senate 50
  • Nancy Nehls Nelson, Bunc. Co. Comm. 2
  • Ed Hay, Bunc. Comm. 3
  • David King, Bunc. Comm. 3
  • Drew Reisinger, Bunc. Co. Register

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

Videos

  • General Message:
  • Deborah Ross:
  • Roy Cooper:
  • Hillary Clinton:
  • Donald Trump:
    • Trump: A Complete Fraud On Trade (51 sec):
    • Trump Is The Problem (1 min):
    • Donald Trump’s Economic Team is for the 1% (1 min 4 sec):
    • Union Veterans Council: Purple Hearts Equal Bad Days (33 sec):
    • Working for Donald Trump:
    • Donald Trump’s Bad Deals: Marty Rosenberg on Trump Taj Mahal:
    • Tefere Gebre: Proud American:
    • Trump Is Wrong for Working Women:

Paid for by NC State AFL-CIO and not endorsed by any candidate or candidate’s committee.