Tampa, FL — Members of SEIU Florida have announced their endorsements for the elections on May 14 in North Miami.
The endorsed candidates have proven themselves and commit to being champions of working people and their families. This includes supporting establishment or increase of living wages, defending and supporting collective bargaining and union rights, focusing on building community wealth for poor and working people, housing affordability, expanding access to affordable healthcare, and fighting attempts to preempt local governments.
“Working families deserve elected leadership that will fight for their most vital concerns through government,” said Monica Russo, President of SEIU Florida. “SEIU members came together in North Miami to endorse the candidates they feel will best represent them through office. We look forward to working alongside our next elected leaders in North Miami.”
The members of SEIU Florida have made the following endorsements for the election on May 14:
- Mac-Kinley Lauriston, Mayor
- Scott Galvin, City Commission District 1
- Michael Etienne, City Commission District 3
- Alix Desulme, City Commission District 4
For additional information, please visit seiufl.org/2019endorsements.
SEIU Florida represents over 55,000 active and retired healthcare professionals, public employees, and property service workers in the state of Florida. SEIU members provide vital public services in Florida’s hospitals, nursing homes, public schools, community colleges, municipal and county governments, malls, and universities. With over 2.1 million members, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in North America.