Mid Term Elections - November 8, 2022
General Election - November 8, 2022
In Connecticut, only about 54-56% of eligible voters turn out for state elections. And yet state legislatures introduce 23 times more bills than Congress—and pass 16% of those bills—versus Congress’s 3% rate.
The fact is: state and local elections matter.
To find your voting district, follow this link: https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/menu/cgafindleg.asp
Races of notice within the Jurisdiction of Local Union 488:
CT Governor - Ned Lamont
CT Lt. Governor - Susan Bysiewicz
US Senate - Richard Blumenthal
CT Congressional District 3 - Rosa DeLauro
CT Congressional District 4 - Jim Himes
CT Congressional District 5 - Jahana Hayes
State Senate (District 21) - Christopher Green
State Senate (District 24) - Julie Kushner
State Senate (District 30) - Eva Bermudez Zimmerman
Door Knocking Events:
- Day of Action! – CT AFL-CIO
- Date: Saturday, November 5th
- Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
- Danbury: Labor Canvass for Jahana Hayes, Ned Lamont, & Julie Kushner (SD 24)
- Meet: 161 Main Street, Danbury
- CLICK HERE TO LET US KNOW YOU'RE COMING
Additionally, on the national stage, Republicans are on the record for saying they’ll go after labor movement if they take control of House. This should be of concern to every union member: https://truthout.org/articles/republicans-say-theyll-go-after-labor-movement-if-they-take-control-of-house/?utm_campaign=Truthout%20Share%20Buttons&fbclid=IwAR0BxTgOGsMJoi4aV1G0ahOk86pdWfrfZyK5ft7jcVsMrKe526WvX_aYtHU.