Inside This Issue:
AFM Local 47 endorsements for the Presidential Election
Live television musicians make headway in fight for residuals
Roy Wiegand: Advocating One Step at at Time
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Vote Union Strong
Election Day is Tuesday, November 8: Important Reminders & Los Angeles Labor Voter Guide
Gear Up for Grammys 2016
More than 21,000 entries submitted for 59th Awards consideration; nominations to be announced Dec. 6
AFM Musicians Support SAG-AFTRA Video Game Strikers
More than 100 join picket line in Playa Vista
ASMAC to Honor Emmy-Winning Composers
Alf Clausen and William Ross to recieve 2016 Golden Score Awards
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As a member of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO, we support progressive initiatives and leaders that address the urgent concerns of our community. The candidates and ballot measures below are the best choices for working people. Vote by mail or find your polling location and vote at the ballot box.
Download the pdf of endorsements from the LA County Federation of Labor here.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 is the California primary. Let’s Get Out The Vote!
If you vote by mail, please remember to postmark and mail your ballot on or before June 7. It must be received by your county’s elections office no later than June 10, in order to be counted.
If you vote in person on Election Day, locate your polling place here. Bring your ID JUST IN CASE (especially if you registered online).
If you are registered as No Party Preference, because California is a semi-closed primary, you may still vote for presidential nominees by requesting a Crossover Ballot of one of the following parties:
- American Independent Party
- Democratic Party
- Libertarian Party
DO NOT ACCEPT A PROVISIONAL BALLOT – YOU MUST REQUEST A CROSSOVER BALLOT.
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