November 8, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeremy Sprinkle, Communications Director, 336-255-2711 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Labor-Endorsed Candidates Win Local Elections Across N.C.
Union member Braxton Winston II elected to Charlotte City Council; Union-backed mayors win in Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Fayetteville, Greensboro, and Raleigh
(Raleigh, N.C. – November 8, 2017) We are thrilled to congratulate union stagehand and proud member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 322, Braxton Winston II, on his election to the Charlotte City Council! Unions of working people whose members donated, volunteered, and voted for Councilman-elect Winston are ready and eager to help make his vision of a more equitable, accessible, and interconnected Charlotte a reality.
Congratulations also to Charlotte Mayor-elect Vi Lyles and other victorious labor-endorsed candidates across North Carolina — including Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, Durham Mayor-elect Steve Schewel, Fayetteville Mayor-elect Mitch Colvin, Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan, and Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane.
The North Carolina State AFL-CIO is the largest association of unions of working people in North Carolina, representing a hundred and thirty thousand members, working together for good jobs, safe workplaces, workers’ rights, consumer protections, and quality public services on behalf of ALL working people. PO Box 10805, Raleigh, NC 27605.